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Finding the nth Term Given the Common Ratio and the First Term: Dominoes

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Topple misunderstandings of geometric sequences. Using a context of creating ever-increasing sizes of dominoes, pupils develop a geometric sequence. The scenario provides the size of the first domino and the common ratio between subsequent dominoes. Learners calculate the size of specific dominoes in the sequence. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Conduct a review of the difference between an exponent of x and x-1
Classroom Considerations
  • Class members should be familiar with geometric sequences
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Pros
  • The supplemental materials contains additional problems
  • Lets learners reveal the correct answer if the one they enter is incorrect
Cons
  • None
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