# Shared Flashcard Set

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Chapter 12 Vocab
Math Vocab
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05/19/2009

Term
 Sequence
Definition
 Ordered set of numbers
Term
 Term
Definition
 Number in a sequence
Term
 Infinite Sequence
Definition
 Sequence that continues without end
Term
 Finite Sequence
Definition
 Sequence with a limited number of terms
Term
 Recursive Formula
Definition
 Rule in which one or more previous terms are used to generate the next term
Term
 Explicit Formula
Definition
 Defines the nth term of a sequence as a function of n
Term
 Series
Definition
 Indicated sum of the terms of a sequence
Term
 Partial Sum
Definition
 Indicated by Sn, sum of the specified number of terms of a sequence
Term
 Summation Notation
Definition
 Series represented by greek letter, sigma
Term
 Arithmetic Sequence
Definition
 Successive terms differ by the same number, called common difference
Term
 Geometric Sequence
Definition
 Ratio of the successive terms is a constant ratio
Term
 Geometric Series
Definition
 Indicated sum of the terms in a geometric sequence
Term
 Converge
Definition
 When partial sum approaches a fixed number
Term
 Limit
Definition
 Number that the partial sum approaches as n increases
Term
 Diverge
Definition
 When the partial sum does not approach a fixed number
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