Names of sequence progressions.

1. May 13, 2012

Aeneas

If Un+1=Un + d defines an arithmetic progression, and Un+1 = kUn defines a geometric progression, is there a name for a progression defined by Un+1 =KUn + d? Thanks.

2. May 13, 2012

tiny-tim

Hi Aeneas!

We can rewrite that as Un+1 - d/(1 - K) =K(Un - d/(1 - k)) …

geometric.

3. May 13, 2012

Aeneas

Many thanks tiny-tim!