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7-89.

What is the $50^{\text{th}}$ term in this sequence? Homework Help ✎

$17$, $14$, $11$, $8$, $\dots$

Is this a geometric or arithmetic sequence?

Use the formula for arithmetic sequences: $a_n=m(n−1)+a_1$

$a_{50}=−3(50−1)+17\\ \quad \ =−130$