   Chapter 13.CR, Problem 2CC ### 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

# 2. (a) What is a recursively defined sequence.(b) Find the first four terms of the sequence recursively defined by a 1 = 3 and a n = n + 2 a n − 1 .

To determine

a)

To find:

The meaning of a recursively defined sequence.

Explanation

Approach:

A recursive sequence is a sequence has 2 parts.

(1) The starting value of the sequence.

(2) The formula for an as a function of an1.

Conclusion:

Hence, A recursive sequence is a sequence has 2 parts

To determine

b)

To find:

The first four terms of the sequence.

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