Write the nth term of the arithmetic sequence -26, -15, -4, 7,...

Ryder Ferguson 2022-10-15 Answered
Write the nth term of the arithmetic sequence -26, -15, -4, 7,...
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Answered 2022-10-16 Author has 12 answers
The way to get any equation off an arithmetic sequence is using this:

t ( n ) = a + ( n - 1 ) ( d )

d = the difference between two terms
n = term number
a = 1st term

As we can see from the sequence:

a = -26
d = 11

Substitute:

t ( n ) = - 26 + ( n - 1 ) ( 11 )
t ( n ) = 11 n - 37
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