# How do you find the first five terms of the geometric sequence #a_1=243#, r=1/3?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 21, 2017

#### Explanation:

The terms in a

#color(blue)"geometric sequence"# are.

#a,ar,ar^2,ar^3,......,ar^(n-1)# To obtain any term in the sequence, multiply the previous term

by r

#a_1=243#

#rArra_2=243xx1/3=81#

#rArra_3=81xx1/3=27#

#rArra_4=27xx1/3=9#

#rArra_5=9xx1/3=3#