What is the 17th term of the arithmetic sequence 16, 20, 24, ?

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What is the 17th term of the arithmetic sequence 16, 20, 24, ?
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faliryr
Answered 2022-09-12 Author has 15 answers
The arithmetic sequence is
16, 20, 24

The common difference d of this sequence is
d=20−16=4

The formula for n t h of an arithmetic series is:
a n = a 1 + ( n - 1 ) ( d )

Here, a 1 = 16 , d = 4 , n = 17

So, a17=16+(17−1)(4)

=16+64
=80

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