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2-139.

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

*, of this sequence? The*

*n*

^{th}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 46^{th} term

The *n*^{th} term

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