# How do you find the common ratio for the following geometric sequence 4, 12, 36, 108... ?

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Dec 19, 2015

#### Explanation:

The common ratio is simply the number that each number is being multiplied by to find the next term.

For example, when the sequence goes

When the sequence goes from

This is true for the entire sequence.

The term following

The term proceeding