Chapter 13.3, Problem 20E

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Textbook Problem

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**13-22 ■ Geometric Sequence?** The first four terms of a sequence are given. Determine whether these terms can be the terms of a geometric sequence. If the sequence is geometric, find the common ratio.

To determine

Whether the sequence

Explanation

**Approach:**

A geometric sequence is the sequence of the form,

Here,

**Calculation:**

Consider the sequence,

Since in the geometric sequence, any two consecutive terms of the sequence ratio be

Calculate the common ratio of second and first terms.

Calculate the common ratio of third and second terms.

Calculate the common ratio of fourth and third terms

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