What is an ANALOGY that describes arithmetic sequence?


And explain how, please! 

3 Answers

  • Dixon
    Lv 7
    1 month ago


  • 1 month ago

    Anything that adds a constant amount to each term...

    One analogy in the real world could be a staircase. It starts at some height and then goes up by a constant amount for each step.

    Another analogy might be the amount you pay for a handyperson. You usually pay a fixed amount for them to come out. Then you pay a fixed hourly fee beyond that.

    So let's say you start by paying $80 for the first hour and then $50 extra for each additional hour. The arithmetic sequence of amounts would be 80, 130, 180, 230, etc.

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