What Comes Next In The Sequence: 2, 1, (1/2), (1/4), ?

Look at the series of the given numbers and find the pattern in them.

What comes next in the sequence:

2, 1, (1/2), (1/4), ?

To solve this series, look for the degree and direction of change between the numbers. In other words, do the numbers increase or decrease, and by how much. This will help you find the logic and pattern between the numbers in the given series. Once you find that it will be very easy for you to find the consecutive numbers in the sequence.

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1 thought on “What Comes Next In The Sequence: 2, 1, (1/2), (1/4), ?”

  1. This is a geometric progression in which each successive term is halved. Thus, the term following (1/4) is (1/8). The general solution is 2**(2-i), where “**” is the exponentiation operator, and “i” is the term number (1-based indexing).


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