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PAGE: 648SET: ExercisesPROBLEM: 52
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The sum of a geometric series formula is .

Where is first term and r is common ratio.

               (Substitute )

                (Subtract denominator: )

Apply multiplication property of equality: If a = b then .

(Multiply each side by 0.5)

             (Cancel common terms)

       (Evaluate power: )

             (Subtract: )

                   (Multiply: )

Apply division property of equality: a = b then .

        (Divide each side by 0.984375)

                               (Cancel common terms)

                                            (Divide: )

The 2nd term of the geometric series .

The value of .


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