# The formula for a geometric sequence is #an = 2(4)^(n-1)# what is the 3rd term of the sequence?

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Jul 16, 2016

#### Explanation:

The given

#color(blue)"nth term formula"# enables us to find any term in the specified geometric sequence.To calculate the 3rd term, substitute n = 3 into the formula.

#rArra_3=2(4)^(3-1)=2xx4^2=32#