Write the rule for the nth term given 1/4,2/5,3/6,4/7,5/8,...

Gaige Haynes 2022-09-14 Answered
Write the rule for the nth term given 1 4 , 2 5 , 3 6 , 4 7 , 5 8 , ...
You can still ask an expert for help

Expert Community at Your Service

  • Live experts 24/7
  • Questions are typically answered in as fast as 30 minutes
  • Personalized clear answers
Learn more

Solve your problem for the price of one coffee

  • Available 24/7
  • Math expert for every subject
  • Pay only if we can solve it
Ask Question

Answers (1)

Karla Bautista
Answered 2022-09-15 Author has 16 answers
The way the sequence has been written seems to indicate an intention that the rule for the general term is:
a n = n n + 3
Both the numerators (1,2,3,4,5) and denominators (4,5,6,7,8) are arithmetic sequences with common difference 1.
Note that the same sequence of values could have been written:
1 4 , 2 5 , 1 2 , 4 7 , 5 8 , ...
The same formula would be correct, but slightly harder to spot.

We have step-by-step solutions for your answer!

Expert Community at Your Service

  • Live experts 24/7
  • Questions are typically answered in as fast as 30 minutes
  • Personalized clear answers
Learn more