**Reviewing Our Way Around the ACC**

Chestnut Hill, MA

Boston College

Golden Eagles

Is the following sequence arithmetic

or geometric? Would it make a linear

or an exponential graph?

4, 8, 16, 32, 64

What is the common difference or

common ratio?

Clemson University

Tigers

Clemson, SC

Is the following sequence arithmetic

or geometric? Would it make a linear

or exponential graph?

30, 24, 18, 12, 6

What is the common difference or

common ratio?

Duke University

Blue Devils

Durham, NC

Find the common ratio or common

difference, then find the next

three terms.

-1, 5, -25, 125

Florida State University

Seminoles

Tallahassee, FL

Find the common ratio or common difference, then find the next three terms.

64, 16, 4, 1

Georgia Tech

Yellow Jackets

Atlanta, GA

Find the common ratio or common

difference and find the next three terms.

-20, -15, -10, -5, 0

University of Maryland

Terrapins

College Park, MD

After knee surgery, Greivis Vasquez was told to return to his jogging program slowly. He started jogging for 12 minutes each day for the first week. Each week thereafter, he increased that time by 6 minutes per day. How many weeks will it be before he is up to jogging 60 minutes per day?

University of Miami

Hurricanes

Coral Gables, FL

The first year that Miami sold season tickets for basketball, its sales total $495,000. They expected sales to drop 10% each succeeding year. Find the total expected sales

in the first 6 years.

University of North Carolina

Tar Heels

Chapel Hill, NC

A UNC professor donates the same amount of

money each year to help protect the

rainforest. At the end of the second year,

she has donated enough money to protect 8

acres. At the end of the third year, she has

donated enough money to protect 12

acres. How many acres will the teacher’s

donations protect at the end of the tenth

year?

Ms. Winstead's alma mater!

North Carolina State University

Wolfpack

Raleigh, NC

Mr. Obermiller, Ms. Taylor,

and Mr. Skeeter's alma

mater!

A bookshelf has 7 shelves of different

widths. Each shelf is narrower than the

shelf below it. The bottom three shelves

are 36 in., 31 in., and 26 in. wide.

a. The shelf widths decrease by the same

amount from bottom to top. What is the

width of the top shelf?

b. What is the total shelf space of all

seven shelves?

University of Notre Dame

Fighting Irish

South Bend, IN

Edgar the Leprechaun is getting better at math. On his first test, he scored 50 points, then be scored 53, 56, 59, and 62 on his next 4 tests and his scores increased thereafter. If he takes 20 tests, how many points will he earn on the last test?

University of Pittsburgh

Panthers

Pittsburgh, PA

The tallest tree in Pittsburgh is

38.28m high. If a lacrosse ball is

dropped from this height and bounces

back up 60% of the original height,

find the total distance traveled by the

ball by the time it hits the ground for

the third time.

Syracuse University

Orange

Syracuse, NY

In their first basketball game of the season, the Orange scored 46 points. In the next game, they scored 54 points, and in the third game, they scored 62 points. If this trend continues, how many points will they score in the 8th game?

University of Virginia

Cavaliers

Charlottesville, VA

In 2009, U.Va. spent $100,000 in new construction, and expenses are expected to increase by 5% each year until 2015. How much will the university have spent in total by the end of 2015?

Virginia Tech

Hokies

Blacksburg, VA

Determine if the following sequence is

arithmetic or geometric and find the

next three terms.

100, 20, 4, 4/5

Is this sequence exponential or linear?

Wake Forest University

Demon Deacons

Winston-Salem, NC

Determine if the following sequence is

arithmetic or geometric and find the

next three terms.

99, 88, 77, 66, 55

Is this sequence linear or exponential?

Warm-Up

A truck transport 600 kg of vegetable to the market on Monday. From Monday to Sunday, the amount of vegetable the truck transport increased by 15% per day. What’s the total amount of vegetable the truck transport in a week?

Warm-Up

A truck transport 600 kg of vegetable to the market on Monday. From Monday to Sunday, the amount of vegetable the truck transport increased by 15% per day. What’s the total amount of vegetable the truck transport in a week?

Does the following sequence represent an arithmetic or geometric sequence? Is it exponential or linear? What is the common difference or common ratio?

99, 33, 11