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Writing and Using Explicit Rules for Arithmetic Sequences

Writing and Using Explicit Rules for Arithmetic Sequences 1.12 - Solution

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To begin, let's observe the given terms in the sequence to determine the value of the first term as well as the common difference. As we can see and We can use this information to write an equation for the term of the sequence.
Simplify right-hand side
We can calculate the fifth term of the sequence, , by substituting into our equation.
Simplify right-hand side

Graphing the Sequence

When graphing a sequence, the axis always represents the number of the term and the axis represents the value of the term

Now let's graph these points on a coordinate plane.