DQ 1 College Algebra!

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  • Suppose you buy a new car for $18,000. At the end of n years, the value of your car is given by the sequence vn = 18000(3/4)^n, n = 1, 2, 3, …..Find the fifth term and explain what this value represents. Describe the nth term of the sequence in terms of the value of your car at the end of each year.
Jul 2nd, 2015

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vn = 18000(3/4)^n
v5 = 18000(3/4)^5

v5 = 4271.48 (the value of the car at the end of the 5th year)

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Jul 2nd, 2015

I need more clarification on how you got to that answer please...

Jul 2nd, 2015

it is simply the putting the value of n one by one in the expression to put 5 inplace on n

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