PATTERNS, FUR1 2007 VCAA 7 MC The first term, `t_1`, of a geometric sequence is positive. The common ratio of this sequence is negative. A graph that could represent the first five terms of this sequence is Show Answers Only `E` Show Worked Solution `text(General terms are)\ \ \ a, ar, ar^2, …` `text(By elimination,)` `a >0,\ text(Eliminate D.)` `r<0,\ \ text(terms will alternate between positive and)` `text(negative. Eliminate A, B and C.` `rArr E`