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An insect is on the 0 point of a number line, hopping towards 1. She covers the distance from her current location to 1 with each hop. So, she will be at after one hop, after two hops, and so on.



a. Make a table showing the insect’s location for the first 10 hops.

b. Where will the insect be after n hops?

c. Will the insect ever get to 1? Explain.

Answer :

a.




b.Distance covered in n hops = 1-


c. No, because for reaching 1, has to be equal to 0 which is not possible.


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