A sequence in which each term after the first is obtained by multiplying the preceding term by a fixed nonzero constant is called a/an ____________ sequence. The amount by which we multiply each time is called the ____________ of the sequence.

MA 16020 Class Notes 10/13/17 Week8 Lectures 18 & 19- Introduction to functions with multiple variables and Partial Derivatives In these cases, x and y are the independent variables and z, or f(x,y), is the dependent variable When calculating the domain of f(x,y), you are basically seeing where all of the possible z points can be on the 3D plane of the graph.