# SOLUTION: 8,4,4,4,1/2,1/4,1/8..... Can you guest what the next term is(the 8th term)? Now can you make a formula which will tell you what the 100th term is? I guess the next term is 1/1

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Sequences-and-series Question 48068: 8,4,4,4,1/2,1/4,1/8..... Can you guest what the next term is(the 8th term)? Now can you make a formula which will tell you what the 100th term is? I guess the next term is 1/16, but I don't know formula to figure out the 100th term.Answer by Nate(3500)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!8,4,2,1,1/2,1/4,1/8..... It seems you got your sequence wrong, but I'll work with what you got. Ratio = (1/4)/(1/2) = 1/2 Take a preceding divided by the number before it. Formula: = first term r = ratio t = term 8th term: 100th term: About 1.262177448 x 10^-29