What is the first term of the geometric sequence presented in the table below? n 3 8 an 112 −3,584 Hint: an = a1(r)n − 1, where a1 is the first term and r is the common ratio. a1 = −28 a1 = −2

What is the first term of the geometric sequence presented in the table below?

n 3 8

an 112 −3,584

Hint: an = a1(r)n − 1, where a1 is the first term and r is the common ratio.

a1 = −28

a1 = −2

a1 = -1/2

a1 = 28