Home | New Examples | Popular | Top | Submit Examples | Request Examples

For example: Metaphors, hiatuses, adjectives, nouns,...
You are here: > Science > Mathematics > Infinite or Finite sequences

Examples of Infinite or Finite sequences

Infinite or Finite sequences

Post by natttt
Posted on 2011-05-03 12:34:44
A Sequence is a set of things (usually numbers) that are in order. If the sequence goes on forever it is called an infinite sequence, otherwise it is a finite sequence


{1, 2, 3, 4 ,...} is a very simple sequence (and it is an infinite sequence)

{20, 25, 30, 35, ...} is also an infinite sequence

{1, 3, 5, 7} is the sequence of the first 4 odd numbers (and is a finite sequence)

{4, 3, 2, 1} is 4 to 1 backwards

{1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, ...} is an infinite sequence where every term doubles

{a, b, c, d, e} is the sequence of the first 5 letters alphabetically

{f, r, e, d} is the sequence of letters in the name "fred"

{0, 1, 0, 1, 0, 1, ...} is the sequence of alternating 0s and 1s (yes they are in order, it is an alternating order in this case)

Is this example useful?
 (7.8%) YES    NO (92.2%)

To share this example, copy and paste this code into your website, blog or forum:

To leave a comment, you must register for free or if you are already registered log in.

Has not written any comments yet.

Related examples
Find the Median Value Posted on 2011-05-05 18:41:40
The Median is the "middle number" (in a sorted list of numbers). To find the Median, place the numbers you are given in value order and find...
Convert Areas Posted on 2011-05-05 10:34:38
To convert area, simply remember that area is length by width: Area = Length × Width So, you need to convert once for the length and once a...
Convert Volumes Posted on 2011-05-05 10:33:40
Conversion is simply a matter of multiplying by the right number. For example: Convert 30 cubic feet into cubic meters (30 ft3 to m3) The...
Convert Lengths Posted on 2011-05-05 10:32:44
Conversion is simply a matter of multiplying by the right number. For example, the conversion for kilometers into miles is: 1 km = 0.6214 m...
Convert Metric to imperial Posted on 2011-05-05 10:29:21
Conversion is simply a matter of multiplying by the right number. Some examples: What is 2,000 meters in Imperial? 1. In the chart it sho...
© 2010 · Compilation of examples, samples with definitions of all free   Legal Notice | Contact | Pending

eXTReMe Tracker