ClassPad 101 Tutorial Series
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Lesson 18
Getting Started (Introduction to Sequence, continued)We will begin with a very quick introduction to sequences. A general understanding of the terminology used in writing sequences will help you in using the Sequence application. As you learn about sequences in school, you will find the Sequence application particularly useful. Sequences are defined with a useful notation that contains subscripts. We input a number from a set {1, 2, 3 …} to get a term in the sequence. Notation (Mathematical language is interesting!) an is read a sub n ak is read a sub k The open form of an infinite sequence can be written as: { a1, a2, a3, a4, …, an, an+1, …} The closed form of a sequence (if we can find one) is an equation that can be used to generate each term in the sequence. For example, Before beginning Part 1... 1. Download the Virtual ClassPad file (vcp file)
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Part IIn this part, we will learn how to use the Sequence application to view a Sequence in tabular and graphical forms. 1. Entering a Sequence2. Working with a Sequence Table3. Working with a Sequence GraphPART I
