Bell WorkTuesday, August 7, 2013 List two acts that will result in a student having a teacher conference.
Standard • MM4A9. Students will use sequences and series. • a. Use and find recursive and explicit formulas for the terms of sequences.
I can statement • I can review arithmetic sequence and geometric sequence.
Closing • See nature by numbers video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kkGeOWYOFoA • Homework Assignment #1 – You saw the video, Nature by Numbers. Submit a picture of something from nature and point out one or several geometric shapes similarly to what you saw in the video. Due: Thursday in class.
Vocabulary • arithmetic sequence • geometric sequence • common difference • common ratio
Create a sequence for your elbow partner • Have your elbow partner determine whether its an arithmetic sequence, geometric sequence, or neither.
Explicit Formula -a formula that allows direct computation of any term for a sequence. • Arithmetic • an = a1 + d(n-1) • Geometric • gn = g1 * r(n-1)