What is the recursive formula format?

**a formula that defines each term of a sequence using the preceding term(s)**. Recursive formulas must always state the initial term, or terms, of the sequence.

How do you find the recursive formula?

**a**

_{n}= r × a_{n}_{–}_{1}Generally, the recursive function is defined in two parts. It a statement of the first term along with the formula/ rule related to the successive terms.