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anonymous
 3 years ago
Find the 50th term of the sequence 5, –2, –9, –16, ...
–352
–343
–338
–331
anonymous
 3 years ago
Find the 50th term of the sequence 5, –2, –9, –16, ... –352 –343 –338 –331

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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.05. Find the 50th term of the sequence 5, –2, –9, –16, ... (1 point) (0 pts) –352 (0 pts) –343 (1 pt) –338 (0 pts) –331 1 /1 point

campbell_st
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ok... the sequence is arithmetic so use the formula for a term in an arthmetic sequence \[T_{n} = a + (n  1) d\] a= 1st term, n = number of terms d = common difference so \[T_{50} = 5 + (50 1) \times (7)\] just evaluate for the answer

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0a1 would be the first term(5) nth term = 50 an=a1+(n1)(d) a50=5+(501)(7) a50=57(49)= 338
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