Help, i need to find the explicit formula for the following sequence 38, 33, 28, 23,...

mksfmasterio 2022-09-17 Answered
Help, i need to find the explicit formula for the following sequence 38, 33, 28, 23,...
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rougertl
Answered 2022-09-18 Author has 16 answers
This is an arithmetic sequence with first term a=38 and constant difference d=5.

Hence the general term is given by
( x n ) = a + ( n - 1 ) d
= 38 + ( n - 1 ) ( - 5 )
= 38 - 5 n + 5
= 43 - 5 n

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