a formula for determining the next term of a sequence from one or more of the preceding terms.
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Root beer and 7 Up are carbonated, sweetened beverages with peculiar names. What root is found in root beer? Burdock? Daikon? And what does the “7” represent? Good luck? The primary flavor of root beer was originally made using the root (or bark) of the sassafras plant. Sassafras is native to the Americas and was supposedly discovered by the Spanish in 1528. It is believed …
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Origin of recursion formula
First recorded in 1925–30
Also called recurrence formula.
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