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Arithmetic Sequences Examples

Example 1

List the first five terms of the arithmetic sequence whose recursive rule is {an} = (an – 1) – 9 and whose first term is 72.

Example 2

Find the recursive rule for the sequence:

Example 3

Find the explicit rule for the arithmetic sequence:

-17, -6, 5, …

Example 4

Given the arithmetic sequence  with a1 = 4, what's the 100th term?

Example 5

How many total terms are there in the sequence 1, 6, 11, … 91, 96?

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