Reflection: Staircase of Complexity Geometric Series - Section 4: Practicing the Proof

 
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Geometric Series

Unit 1: Sequences and Series
Lesson 8 of 13

Objective: SWBAT derive the formula for the sum of the first n terms of a geometric sequence and use this formula flexibly to solve problems.

Big Idea: The first proof in Algebra 2! Students learn to derive the formula for the sum of the first n terms of a finite geometric sequence.

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Math, Algebra, geometric patterns, arithmetic patterns, sequences, partial sums
  90 minutes
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