Purchase this Material for $15

You need to sign up or log in to purchase.

Subscribe for All Access
You need to sign up or log in to purchase.

Solutions
38 Videos

Write the first three terms of the sequence. Describe the pattern in words.

`t_n = 3n -2`

Buy to View

Q1a

Write the first three terms of the sequence. Describe the pattern in words.

```
\displaystyle
f(n) = 4^n + 1
```

Buy to View

Q1b

Write the first three terms of the sequence. Describe the pattern in words.

```
\displaystyle
t_n = 5n^2 -16
```

Buy to View

Q1c

Write the first three terms of the sequence. Describe the pattern in words.

```
\displaystyle
f(n) = \frac{n^3}{2}+ 2
```

Buy to View

Q1d

Write the first three terms of the sequence. Describe the pattern in words.

```
\displaystyle
t_1 =1, t_n = 2t_{n-1} + 5
```

Buy to View

Q1e

Write the first three terms of the sequence. Describe the pattern in words.

```
\displaystyle
t_1 = -2, t_n = (t_{n-1})^2 -8
```

Buy to View

Q1f

Graph the first eight terms of each sequence in question 1.

Buy to View

Q2

The value of a new car bought for $45 000 depreciates at a rate of 15% in the first year and 5% every year after that.

a) Determine the value of the car at the end of the first year, the second year, and the third year. Write these values as a sequence.

b) Determine an explicit formula for the value of the car at the end of year 11.

c) What is the value of the car at the end of year 20? Is this realistic? Explain your thinking.

Buy to View

Q3

Given the graph, write the sequence of terms and determine a recursion formula using function notation.

Buy to View

Coming Soon
Q4

Write a recursion formula and an explicit formula for each sequence.

5, 7, 9, 11, ....

Buy to View

Q5a

Write a recursion formula and an explicit formula for each sequence.

2, 4, 16, 256, ...

Buy to View

Q5b

Investigate the prime—numbered rows of Pascal’s triangle. Describe the property that is common to these rows but not common to the rows that are not prime-numbered.

Buy to View

Q6

Expand and simplify each binomial.

```
\displaystyle
(2x + 5)^7
```

Buy to View

Q7a

Expand and simplify each binomial.

```
\displaystyle
(a^2 -3b)^5
```

Buy to View

Q7b

Expand and simplify each binomial.

```
\displaystyle
(\frac{2}{x} + x^2)^6
```

Buy to View

Q7c

Expand and simplify each binomial.

```
\displaystyle
(5 - \frac{3}{\sqrt{n}})^4
```

Buy to View

Q7d

State whether the sequence is arithmetic, geometric, or neither. Determine a defining equation for those that are arithmetic or geometric, and find the 12th term.

`6, 11, 17, 29, ...`

Buy to View

Q8a

State whether the sequence is arithmetic, geometric, or neither. Determine a defining equation for those that are arithmetic or geometric, and find the 12th term.

`-3, 1, 5, 9, ....`

Buy to View

Q8b

State whether the sequence is arithmetic, geometric, or neither. Determine a defining equation for those that are arithmetic or geometric, and find the 12th term.

`3, 12, 48, 192, ....`

Buy to View

Q8c

`2 657 205, -885 735, 295 245, -98415, ....`

Buy to View

Q8d

The fourth term of an arithmetic sequence is 6 and the seventh term is 27.

Determine the first and second terms.

Buy to View

Q9

How many terms are in the geometric sequence 7, 21, 63, 3 720 087?

Buy to View

Q10

A new golf course has 480 lifetime members 3 weeks after it opens and 1005 lifetime members 6 weeks after it opens. Assume the membership m‘crease is arithmetic.

a) Determine the general term that represents the sequence for this situation.

b) How many members were there at the end of the fifth week?

c) When will there be over 2000 members?

Buy to View

Q11

Determine the sum of the first 10 terms of each series.

`2 + 9 + 16 + 23 + ....`

Buy to View

Q12a

Determine the sum of the first 10 terms of each series.

`5 -25 + 125 -625 + ....`

Buy to View

Q12b

Determine the sum of the first 10 terms of each series.

`256 + 128 + 64 + 32 + ....`

Buy to View

Q12c

Determine the sum of the first 10 terms of each series.

```
- \frac{1}{3} - \frac{5}{6} - \frac{4}{3} - \frac{11}{6} - ...
```

Buy to View

Q12d

A ball is dropped from a height of 160 cm. Each time it drops, it rebounds to 80% of its previous height.

a) What is the height of the rebound after the 8th bounce?

b) What is the total distance travelled at the time of the 15th bounce?

Buy to View

Q13

Define each term.

a) principal

b) amount

c) simple interest

d) compound interest

e) annuity

f) present value

g) compounding period

Buy to View

Coming Soon
Q14

Determine the interest earned for each investment.

a) $1000 is invested for 8 months at 5% per year simple interest.

b) $800 is placed into an account that pays 2.5% annual simple interest for 40 weeks.

c) A 90-day $10 000 treasury bill earns simple interest at a rate of 4.8% per year.

Buy to View

Q15

Alex deposited $500 into an account at 3% simple interest.

a) Write an equation to relate the amount in the account to time.

b) Sketch a graph of this relation for 1 year.

c) How long does it take to earn $10 in interest?

Buy to View

Q16

Sarah invests $750 in a term deposit, at 4.5% per annum, compounded semi-annually, for 5 years. How much interest will Sarah earn?

Buy to View

Q17

Abdul decides to invest some money so that he can have $10 000 for a down payment on a new car in 5 years. He is considering two investment options: Account A pays 3.5% per annum, compounded semi-annually. Account B pays 3.2% per annum, compounded monthly.

a) Compare the present values of the two options.

b) Which account is the better choice for Abdul? Explain your reasoning.

Buy to View

Q18

To save for her university education, Shally will deposit $50 into an account at the end of each month for the next 3 years. She expects the interest rate to be 1.5% per year, compounded monthly, over that time. How much will she have saved after 3 years?

Buy to View

Q19

Wayne is 16 years old. To become a millionaire by the time he is 50 years old, how much does Wayne need to invest, at the end of every 6 months, at 4% per year, compounded semi-annually?

Buy to View

Q20

What annual interest rate, compounded monthly, is needed for Eva to accumulate $20 000 by depositing $300 at the end of each month for 5 years?

Buy to View

Q21

A rental contract calls for a down payment of $1000, and $500 to be paid at the end of each month for 3 years. If interest is at 4.5% per year, compounded monthly, what is the present value of this rental contract?

Buy to View

Q22

A retirement account contains $100 000. Barb would like to withdraw equal amounts of money at the end of every 3 months for 15 years. If interest is 5% per year, compounded quarterly, what will the size of Barb’s withdrawals be?

Buy to View

Q23