Resources tagged with: Geometric sequences

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Broad Topics > Patterns, Sequences and Structure > Geometric sequences

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Summing Geometric Progressions

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

Watch the video to see how to sum the sequence. Can you adapt the method to sum other sequences?

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Double Trouble

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Simple additions can lead to intriguing results...

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Vanishing Point

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

How can visual patterns be used to prove sums of series?

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Tiny Nines

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Find the decimal equivalents of the fractions one ninth, one ninety ninth, one nine hundred and ninety ninth etc. Explain the pattern you get and generalise.

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Pocket Money

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Which of these pocket money systems would you rather have?

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Investigating Pascal's Triangle

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

In this investigation, we look at Pascal's Triangle in a slightly different way - rotated and with the top line of ones taken off.

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Geometric Parabola

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Explore what happens when you draw graphs of quadratic equations with coefficients based on a geometric sequence.

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Smaller and Smaller

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

Can you predict, without drawing, what the perimeter of the next shape in this pattern will be if we continue drawing them in the same way?

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Squaring the Circle and Circling the Square

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

If you continue the pattern, can you predict what each of the following areas will be? Try to explain your prediction.