Resources tagged with: Geometric sequences

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Broad Topics > Patterns, Sequences and Structure > Geometric sequences

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?

Double Trouble

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Simple additions can lead to intriguing results...

Pocket Money

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Which of these pocket money systems would you rather have?

Vanishing Point

Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

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

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.

Tower of Hanoi

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

The Tower of Hanoi is an ancient mathematical challenge. Working on the building blocks may help you to explain the patterns you notice.

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?

Tiny Nines

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

What do you notice about these families of recurring decimals?

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.