 Analysis INDEX Introduction Aims The concept of a sequence Defining a sequence Forming sequences Graphs of sequences

SEQUENCES OF REAL NUMBERS

INTRODUCTION

Before beginning this unit students are expected to have already worked with real numbers, know that real numbers are represented on a straight line and know how to plot pairs of real numbers on the Cartesian plane.

This unit introduces the concept of a sequence of real numbers and shows how they can be represented on two types of graphs, one on the Cartesian plane and the other on a straight line.

AIMS
• Identify the elements that form part of the definition of a sequence and its graph.
• Use the general term or nth term to find terms in a sequence.
• Draw the graph of a sequence given by its general term or nth term on the plane.
• Draw the graph of a sequence given by its general term or nth term on the real line.

 Juan Madrigal Muga Spanish Ministry of Education and Education. Year 2002 Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under a Creative Common License