Sequences and Series

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Arithmetic sequence
Adding a fixed amount to the previous term
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Geometric sequence
Multiply the previous number by a fixed number
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Periodic sequence
Repeats itself at regular intervals
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Oscillating sequence
Terms lie above and below a middle number
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Sequence
Set of numbers in a given order. Maybe forming an algebraic pattern
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Term
Each number in the sequence
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Series
When the terms are added together
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Sigma (E symbol)
Sum of... (series)
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Sequences defined deductively
Direct formula for the Kth term of the series in terms of K (substitute numbers in)
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Sequences defined inductively
How to find a sequence from a previous term (must include first term)
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Iterative sequence (Fibonacci)
Add the two previous terms to get the next term (e.g. 0,1,1,2,3,5,8)
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Convergent
Getting closer to a particular value
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Divergent
Tend to infinity or negative infinity
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Numbers above and below sigma
The sum between these two terms
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Card 2

Front

Multiply the previous number by a fixed number

Back

Geometric sequence

Card 3

Front

Repeats itself at regular intervals

Back

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Card 4

Front

Terms lie above and below a middle number

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Set of numbers in a given order. Maybe forming an algebraic pattern

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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daviesg

A good set of flash cards defining terms of sequences and series.

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