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9-141.
  1. An arithmetic sequence starts out –23, –19, –15, … Homework Help ✎

    1. Write an equation for the sequence.

    2. Which term of the sequence is the first term to have a value over 10,000?

What is the common difference between the terms?

Remember that the first term is −23. What is the 0th term?

Use the equation you wrote in part (a). Set it equal to (or greater than) 10,000.