# Calculus Examples

, ,

This is a geometric sequence since there is a common ratio between each term. In this case, multiplying the previous term in the sequence by gives the next term. In other words, .

Geometric Sequence:

This is the form of a geometric sequence.

Substitute in the values of and .

Rewrite as .

Multiply the exponents in .

Apply the power rule and multiply exponents, .

Apply the distributive property.

Multiply by .

Use the power rule to combine exponents.

Subtract from .