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= Year 11 = SEQUENCES & SERIES = Worksheet 3

5 2. Find the sum to infinity of


1. Find the sum to infinity of 20 10 5 ...... 5 0.5 0.05 0.005 ......
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3. Express in fraction form the recurring decimal 0.53 . 4. Express in fraction form the recurring decimal 1.137 .

5. When a rubber ball is dropped from a height h, it can 6. Refer to Q5. How far theoretically will the ball travel before
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rebound to a height of h . If h 24m , find the height
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reached after the fourth rebound.

7. The sum to infinity of a geometric sequence is 36 and the 8. Write down a difference equation for the sequence defined
81 by t n 5n 1 .
sum of the first three terms is . Find the first three terms.
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9. Write down a difference equation for the sequence defined 10. Write down a difference equation for the sequence defined
by t n 2 2n . by t n 11 2 n .

11. Find the formula for the nth term and then write down a Numerical, algebraic and worded answers.
difference equation for the sequence 1,5,9,13,17,......
10. tn+1 2tn = 0, t1 = 22 or
9. tn+1 tn = 2, t1 = 0 or

tn+1 tn = 4, t1 = 1 or
tn 2 tn1 = 0, t1 = 22
tn+1 tn = 5, t1 = 6 or

tn tn1 = 2, t1 = 0

tn tn1 = 4, t1 = 1
tn tn1 = 5, t1 = 6
54, 27, 27/2

11. tn = 4n 3
6144/625
563/495

216 m
53/99
50/11
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