TRY IT:
What's the next number?
These are all sequences.
Here's a casual definition:
A SEQUENCE is a list of numbers |
With numbers, we usually assign each spot with a special symbol:
So, for the sequence of squares that we already saw
What would the 10th term in this sequence be?
What would be?
Sometimes it's really easy to find the pattern and find some random nth term like we just did... and sometimes it isn't.