SSAT Upper Level Math : Sequences and Series

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for SSAT Upper Level Math

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Example Question #21 : Nth Term Of An Arithmetic Sequence

Find the next term in the following arithmetic sequence:

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The sequence is subtracting  for each term. The next term can be found by subtracting  from :

Example Question #21 : Nth Term Of An Arithmetic Sequence

Find the next number in this arithmetic sequence:

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The common difference for this arithmetic sequence is . Take away  from  to get the next term.

Example Question #551 : Number Concepts And Operations

Find the next term in this arithmetic sequence:

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The common difference for this sequence is . Subtract  from the last given term to find the next term.

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