Decreasing Geometric Sequences

Unit 6: Arithmetic & Geometric Sequences
Lesson 6 of 10

Objective: SWBAT compare and contrast an arithmetic and geometric sequence. SWBAT represent a geometric sequence with a constant ratio between 0 and 1 using multiple representations.

Big Idea: What happens when you give away 60% of your candy stash? Students explore what happens when a geometric sequence has a constant ratio between 0 and 1.

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Math, Algebra, exponential growth, arithmetic sequences, Algebra 1, geometric sequence, constant ratio, exponential decay, sequences
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