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Sequence Investigation

Published on 08/14/2010

Activity Overview

In this activity, students will use a calculator page to create an arithmetic sequence. Through this they will learn some of the vocabulary of sequences. Then students will then use slider functionality to explore the effect of each variable in the formula of the nth term of an arithmetic sequence. Students will learn how to graph a sequence using a scatter plot.

Key Steps

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    Students use a calculator page to create an arithmetic sequence. They are introduced to the vocabulary of "term of a sequence".