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A geometric sequence is defined recursively by an = 15an-1. The first term of the sequence is 0.0001. Which of the following is the explicit formula for the nth term of the sequence?

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Explanation & Answer

an = 15an-1.

So r =15 ; First term, a = .0001

Explicit formula =ar^(n-1) 

                           = .0001 (15)^(n-1)

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