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anonymous
 one year ago
Only would like an explanation on how to get the Answer, I understand how to do it I just want to make sure I'm getting it right. Will Fan and Medal
What is the 17th term of this sequence?
3, 11, 19, 27, 35, ...
anonymous
 one year ago
Only would like an explanation on how to get the Answer, I understand how to do it I just want to make sure I'm getting it right. Will Fan and Medal What is the 17th term of this sequence? 3, 11, 19, 27, 35, ...

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The answer I got was 130 and 136.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how did you get two answers?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well, the first one I counted it all out and got 130. The second one I took 6*17 and got 136.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You probably counted wrong the first time, and I'm not sure where the 6 came from. Either way there's a formula for this. \[a_n=a_1+d(n1)\] a_1 is the first term of the sequence d is the difference between each term (for example 113) n is the term your looking for. You're looking for a_17, so n = 17 Try it out

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No. can you show me your formula so I can see where you're going wrong?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That's how it would look right?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[a _{n}=a _{1}+6(171)\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Two mistakes. a_1 is the first term of your sequence, which is 3. Also, you're using the wrong common difference. The pattern is adding 8, not 6. So d = 8

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh! Sorry, I side looked that. Let me try again

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0128 is the answer I got.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0did you remember to add the 3 from a_1?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Check your work to this dw:1435109581581:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh, I see what I missed! * Takes a screen shot of this so I can look back on it* Thank you so much! You've helped a lot!
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