OpenStudy (anonymous):

Find an equation for the nth term of the arithmetic sequence. -17, -12, -7, -2, ...

2 years ago
OpenStudy (campbell_st):

what is the common difference in the sequence... of what is each term increasing by..?

2 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

5n - 22 where n = 1, 2, 3, 4, . . .

2 years ago
OpenStudy (campbell_st):

then use the formula \[a_{n} = a_{1} + (n - 1) \times d\] a1 is the 1st term, d is the common difference n = number of terms... just substitute the given information and simplify

2 years ago