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Delving Deeper
Delving Deeper: Growth Rates and the Marvelous Geometric Sequence

Maurice Burke, Ted Hodgson 

February 2010, Volume 103, Issue 6, Page 458

Abstract:

458 MathemMatics Tteacher Vol. 103, No. 6 • February 2010 DelvingdeeperMaurice J. Burke and Tted Rr. HhodgsonGgrowth Rates and the Marvelous Ggeometric SequenceStudents are often dazzled by the prodigious growth rate of the geometric sequence gn = 2n and the geometric series whose partial sums are Sn = 1 + 2 + 4 + 8 +

Keywords:
Article
Calculus and Higher Level Mathematics
Grades 9-12
Teacher
Professional Development / Teacher Education
Sequences / Series
Ratios / Proportions