In this activity, students will explore arithmetic sequences and series. They will consider the effect of the value for the common difference and first term using Lists and Spreadsheets on the TI-Nspire™ CX II. Finally, they will graphically analyze the arithmetic series using graphs.
Students will use formulas to find the differences of the consecutive terms of a sequence.
Students will move to page 2.1 and generate a sequence in Column B to display the first 30 terms.
In part 3, students will practice finding the sum of a series.
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