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anonymous
 one year ago
What types of functions combine to create an explicit formula for arithmetic sequences?
anonymous
 one year ago
What types of functions combine to create an explicit formula for arithmetic sequences?

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freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1what does your question mean ?

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[a,a+d,a+2d,a+3d,... ,a+(n1)d,... \text{ where the } nth \text{ term is given by } \\ a_n=a+(n1)d\]

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1by the way the above is an arithemetic sequence because the common difference is d

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1that is term  previous term will always give you d

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0functions that allow the calculation of any term in the sequence ??

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you can use the above formula to find a term a_k if you know d and the first term

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1for example say your first term is 5 and your common difference is 3 and you want to find a_(55) \[a_n=5+(n1)3 \\ \text{ well } a_{55}=5+(551)3=5+(54)3=5+162=167\]
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