Find the five terms of the arithmetic sequence a_1=14 and d=-2

Radarfoto67 2022-09-15 Answered
Find the five terms of the arithmetic sequence a 1 = 14 and d=-2
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SlowlFeet45
Answered 2022-09-16 Author has 11 answers
for the standard arithmetic sequence
a , a + d , a + 2 d , a + 3 d + ... . + a + ( n - 1 ) d
where a = a 1 the first term and d the common difference
to obtain a term from the previous one, add d to it
here d=−2
a 1 = 14
a 2 = 14 - 2 = 12
a 3 = 12 - 2 = 10
a 4 = 10 - 2 = 8
a 5 = 8 - 2 = 6

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