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derek123 Group Title

there are three terms of arithmetic sequence a1=decrease by 5 a2=decrease by 1 a3=twice the original term find the a3..???

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  1. Poleng_InLove Group Title
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    LoL Derek ! XD

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  2. hartnn Group Title
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    is the common difference also given ?

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  3. derek123 Group Title
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    nope

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  4. derek123 Group Title
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    its 11

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  5. Poleng_InLove Group Title
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    Given yung Common Difference ! 11 :P

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  6. hartnn Group Title
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    common difference = A2-A1 = A3-A2 = 11

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  7. derek123 Group Title
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    the common difference is 11, sorry. xD

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    This is written confusingly... a1=decrease by 5 a2=decrease by 1 a3=twice the original term decrease what by 5??

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    A3-A2 = 11 2n - (n-1) =11 can you find 'n' from here ??

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  10. derek123 Group Title
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    the first term is decreased by5

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  11. hartnn Group Title
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    true! wording are really confusing and question is really weird!

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  12. agent0smith Group Title
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    The first term is decreased by 5 to make what... ? the second term? itself? It doesn't make a lot of sense.

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  13. derek123 Group Title
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    yup it really doesn't

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  14. hartnn Group Title
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    @agent0smith look at this also http://openstudy.com/study#/updates/51138785e4b0e554778acff1 better notations

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  15. derek123 Group Title
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    yup it really doesn't make any sense

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  16. agent0smith Group Title
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    That one makes a lot more sense. Lets use that question.

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  17. hartnn Group Title
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    unfortunately no... thatsweird too... A2-A1 is not 11 actually....

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  18. derek123 Group Title
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    hahahaha. xD that's my classmate. xD we have the same question

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  19. hartnn Group Title
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    lol .ok :)

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  20. Poleng_InLove Group Title
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    Yes !

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    and is ploeng in love with derek ?? O.o

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  22. derek123 Group Title
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    hahaha. xD NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  23. Poleng_InLove Group Title
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    nope :))

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  24. hartnn Group Title
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    okk. just wondering...

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  25. agent0smith Group Title
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    The other question seems broken too...

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  26. Poleng_InLove Group Title
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    Yah ! I think so .

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  27. hartnn Group Title
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    thats what i said...

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  28. derek123 Group Title
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    2n-n-1=11 n=12 substitute it gave me 7,11 and 24

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  29. derek123 Group Title
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    doesn't match with the common difference

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  30. hartnn Group Title
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    ok...i guess, 11 as common difference(d) should naot have been given. in that case d = A2 - A1 = 4 then A3-A2 = 4 and find 'n'.

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  31. hartnn Group Title
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    n=3 will give u a3 = 2n = 2*3 =6

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