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Given that is the length of the bottom edge of the backward L-shaped figures below, what sequence is generated by the total number of dots in each figure? What is the term, or , of this sequence? The nth term?

Start by finding the rule for the sequence.It may be helpful to copy and complete the table below.

The sequence is odd numbers.

The 46th term .

The nth term

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