Sequences and series

5 videos
3 skills
This sequence (pun intended) of videos and exercises will help us explore ordered lists of objects--even infinite ones--that often have some pattern to them. We will then explore constructing sequences where the nth term is the sum of the first n terms of another sequence (series). This is surprisingly useful in a whole series (pun intended) of applications from finance to drug dosage.

Finding the 100th term in a sequence

VIDEO 5:57 minutes
Finding the 100th Term in a Sequence

Evaluating arithmetic sequences 1

Write the next term in an arithmetic sequence.

Equations of sequence patterns

VIDEO 8:36 minutes
Equations of Sequence Patterns

Evaluating arithmetic sequences 2

Find the nth term of an arithmetic sequence.

Arithmetic series

Find the sum of the first n terms of an arithmetic sequence.