Lesson: Sum of a Finite Geometric Series
In this lesson, we will learn how to find the summation of a finite geometric series or the nth partial sum of an infinite geometric series to a particular term.
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Worksheet: 24 Questions • 4 Videos
A gold mine produced 2,257 kg in the first year where production decreased by annually. Find the amount of gold produced in the third years and the total across all three years. Give the answers to the nearest kg.
Find the sequence and the sum of the first five terms of an infinite geometric sequence, given the sum to infinity is 294, and the sum of the first and second terms is .
The table shows the number of bacteria in a laboratory experiment across five consecutive days. Two values are missing, but you know that the number of bacteria can be described by a geometric sequence. Calculate the average number of bacteria over the five days.
|Number of Bacteria||630||1 260||2 520|