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What Is the Recursive Rule? In arithmetic sequences with common difference (d), the recursive formula is expressed as: a_n=a_{n-1}+ d. In a geometric sequence, where the ratio of the given term is constant to the previous term, the recursive formula is expressed as: a(1)=c, a ^n-1, where c is the constant, and r is the common ratio.

Learn how to find recursive formulas for arithmetic sequences. For example, find the recursive formula of 3, 5, 7,...

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Recursive Formula. For a sequence a 1, a 2, a 3, . . . , a n, . . . a recursive formula is a formula that requires the computation of all previous terms in order to find the value of a n. Note: Recursion is an example of an iterative procedure.

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Certain sequences (not all) can be defined (expressed) in a "recursive" form. In a recursive formula, each term is defined as a function of its preceding term(s). [Each term is found by doing something to the term(s) immediately in front of that term.]

A recursive rule is one which can be applied over and over again to its own output. Go. science math history literature technology health law business All Sections Answers.com ® ...

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Recursive. That word makes us think of second grade when teachers forced us to write with the cursive m that had three humps instead of two. Whoever came up with that? Either way, recursive rules have nothing to do with cursive handwriting. In fact, "recursive" is an adjective that describes a certain type of rule.

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Recursion is the process a procedure goes through when one of the steps of the procedure involves invoking the procedure itself. A procedure that goes through recursion is said to be 'recursive'. To understand recursion, one must recognize the distinction between a procedure and the running of a procedure.