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A sequence starts , , ,  Homework Help ✎

  1. If you wanted to find the term of the sequence, would an explicit equation or a recursive equation be more useful?

    Refer to the Math Notes box in Lesson 4.1.3 for equations of sequences.

  2. Write an equation that represents the sequence.

    Is the sequence arithmetic or geometric?

    Arithmetic

  3. What is the term of the sequence?

    Let in your equation from part (b).

  4. Write an explicit equation for the sequence , , , , ,

    Is the sequence arithmetic or geometric?

    The common difference is: