# What is the next term in the sequence? 243, 81, 27, 9

What is the next term in the sequence? 243, 81, 27, 9

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1. Bhoom1871 says:

an=243/3n−1

2. esme3852 says:

243 ÷ 3 = 81

81 ÷ 3 = 27

27 ÷ 3 = 9

9 ÷ 3 = 3

3. jennifer7037 says:

since each one is being divide by three 9/3=3

4. amuijakobp78deg says:

The next term in sequence is 3. The pattern is that each number is being divided by 3

5. hardwick744 says:

next term is 3

Step-by-step explanation:

$243\\243:3=81\\81:3=27\\27:3=9\\9:3=3\\3:3=1\\\vdots\\\text{Each subsequent term is made from the previous one by dividing by 3.}$

6. MathChic68 says:

The next term in sequence is 3. The pattern is that each number is being divided by 3

7. tus says: