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Given that n 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 46th term, or t(46), of this sequence? The nth term? 2-139 HW eTool (Desmos). Homework Help ✎

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 = 91.

The nth term = 2n − 1

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