PSAT Math : Integers

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Example Question #1 : How To Find The Next Term In An Arithmetic Sequence

Find the  term in the sequence

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Notice that in the sequence 

each term increases by .

It is always good strategy when attempting to find a pattern in a sequence to examine the difference between each term.

We continue the pattern to find:

The  term is 

The  term is 

The  term is 

It is useful to note that the sequence is defined by,

where n is the number of any one term.

We can solve

to find the  term.

 

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