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Patterns Exercises

Example 1

Write the formula for the general term of the sequence. Assume the first term of the sequence corresponds to n = 1.

3, 4, 5, 6,...

Example 2

Write the formula for the general term of the sequence. Assume the first term of the sequence corresponds to n = 1.

4, 8, 12, 16,...

Example 3

Write the formula for the general term of the sequence. Assume the first term of the sequence corresponds to n = 1.

5, 9, 13, 17,...

Example 4

Write the formula for the general term of the sequence. Assume the first term of the sequence corresponds to n = 1.

0, 3, 8, 15, 24,...

Example 5

Write the formula for the general term of the sequence. Assume the first term of the sequence corresponds to n = 1.

3, 6, 9, 12, 15,...

Example 6

Write the formula for the general term of the sequence. Assume the first term of the sequence corresponds to n = 1.

2, 5, 8, 11, 14,...

Example 7

Write the formula for the general term of the sequence. Assume the first term of the sequence corresponds to n = 1.

-1, -2, -3, -4,...

Example 8

Write the formula for the general term of the sequence. Assume the first term of the sequence corresponds to n = 1.

9, 19, 29, 39,...

Example 9

Write the formula for the general term of the sequence. Assume the first term of the sequence corresponds to n = 1.

9, 18, 27, 36,...

Example 10

Write the formula for the general term of the sequence. Assume the first term of the sequence corresponds to n = 1.

2, 8, 18, 32, 50,...

Example 11

Find a formula for the general term of the sequence. The sequence starts with n = 1.

Example 12

Find a formula for the general term of the sequence. The sequence starts with n = 1.

Example 13

Find a formula for the general term of the sequence. The sequence starts with n = 1.

Example 14

Find a formula for the general term of the sequence. The sequence starts with n = 1.

Example 15

Find a formula for the general term of the sequence. The sequence starts with n = 1.

Example 16

Find a formula for the general term of each sequence. Assume each sequence starts with n = 1.

2, -4, 6, -8, 10,...

Example 17

Find a formula for the general term of each sequence. Assume each sequence starts with n = 1.

-3, 6, -9, 12, -15,...

Example 18

Find a formula for the general term of each sequence. Assume each sequence starts with n = 1.

-1, 3, -5, 7,...