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Geometric series

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Geometric series

General Information

Subject(s): Mathematics
Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Students
Suggested Technology: Computers for Students, Internet Connection, Speakers/Headphones
Instructional Time: 5 Minute(s)
Keywords: geometric sequence, geometric series, common ratio, sum of sequence
Instructional Component Type(s): Tutorial
Resource Collection: Secondary Math specific existing tutorials

Aligned Standards

Name Description
MAFS.912.A-SSE.2.4: Derive the formula for the sum of a finite geometric series (when the common ratio is not 1), and use the formula to solve problems. For example, calculate mortgage payments.
MAFS.912.F-BF.1.2: Write arithmetic and geometric sequences both recursively and with an explicit formula, use them to model situations, and translate between the two forms.