   Chapter 13.1, Problem 23E ### Algebra and Trigonometry (MindTap ...

4th Edition
James Stewart + 2 others
ISBN: 9781305071742

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Section ### Algebra and Trigonometry (MindTap ...

4th Edition
James Stewart + 2 others
ISBN: 9781305071742
Textbook Problem

# SKILLS21-26 ■ Terms of a Sequence Use a graphing calculator to do the following. (a) Find the first ten terms of the sequence. (b) Graph the first ten terms of the sequence. a n = 12 n

To determine

(a)

The first ten terms of the sequence.

Explanation

Given:

The given sequence is,

an=12n

Approach:

The graph of the equation using graphing calculator in the given rectangular view is constructed on the basis of the following steps:

Step 1: Press the key Y= on the graphing calculator and write the given equation, Y= screen in the graphing calculator is as shown below,

Figure (1)

Step 2: Press the key WINDOW on the graphing calculator and write the given rectangular view, WINDOW screen in the graphing calculator is as shown below,

Figure (2)

Step 3: Press the key GRAPH on the graphing calculator and view the graph obtained, GRAPH screen in the graphing calculator is as shown below,

Figure (3)

Calculation:

Consider the nth term of the sequence is,

an=12n

Firstly set the calculator in sequence mode by MODE key as shown in figure (4).

To determine

(b)

To sketch:

The graph of the first ten terms of the sequence an=12n.

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