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Recursion

A process in which each step of a pattern is dependent on the steps that precede it; something is based on what happened before it

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Sequence

An ordered list of numbers

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Term

Each number in a sequence; a term is written as u-sub-x, x being the position of the term in the sequence

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General term

The nth term, or u-sub-n, the last term of a sequence

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Recursive formula

The formula that defines a sequence, must specify one or more starting terms and a recursive rule that defines the nth term of a sequence