 12.3.1: In Exercises 18, determine whether the sequence is geometric. If it...
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 12.3.9: In Exercises 916, write the first five terms of the geometric series.
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 12.3.25: In Exercises 2530, find the indicated term of the geometric sequence
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 12.3.31: In Exercises 3140, find the sum of the finite geometric series.
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 12.3.77: An alternating sequence cannot be a geometric sequence.
 12.3.78: All finite and infinite geometric series can always be evaluated.
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Solutions for Chapter 12.3: Geometric Sequences and Series
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Binomial
A polynomial with exactly two terms

Cotangent
The function y = cot x

Cubic
A degree 3 polynomial function

Exponent
See nth power of a.

Fivenumber summary
The minimum, first quartile, median, third quartile, and maximum of a data set.

Focus, foci
See Ellipse, Hyperbola, Parabola.

Fundamental
Theorem of Algebra A polynomial function of degree has n complex zeros (counting multiplicity).

Horizontal Line Test
A test for determining whether the inverse of a relation is a function.

Inferential statistics
Using the science of statistics to make inferences about the parameters in a population from a sample.

Inverse tangent function
The function y = tan1 x

Parameter
See Parametric equations.

Periodic function
A function ƒ for which there is a positive number c such that for every value t in the domain of ƒ. The smallest such number c is the period of the function.

Pole
See Polar coordinate system.

Resistant measure
A statistical measure that does not change much in response to outliers.

Sine
The function y = sin x.

Standard unit vectors
In the plane i = <1, 0> and j = <0,1>; in space i = <1,0,0>, j = <0,1,0> k = <0,0,1>

System
A set of equations or inequalities.

Window dimensions
The restrictions on x and y that specify a viewing window. See Viewing window.

xintercept
A point that lies on both the graph and the xaxis,.

Zero factorial
See n factorial.