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Arithmetic Sequences  Problem 10
Alissa Fong
Alissa Fong
MA, Stanford University
Teaching in the San Francisco Bay Area
Alissa is currently a teacher in the San Francisco Bay Area and Brightstorm users love her clear, concise explanations of tough concepts
A recursively defined formula for a number pattern, or sequence, tells you the first term in the number pattern, and what to add/subtract to that value in order to find the next terms. Recursive means that you'll need to know one term in order to find what comes next. Here we'll look at how to use a shortcut patternto find the first four terms of an arithmetic sequence.
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Alissa Fong
M.A. in Secondary Mathematics, Stanford University
B.S., Stanford University
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Problem 1 11,510 viewsGiven 11, 7, 3...
Find a_{301}. 
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Problem 2 8,837 viewsGiven a_{20} = 101 and a_{21} = 104,
find the general term, a_{n}. 
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Problem 3 8,225 viewsGiven a_{11} = 52, a_{19} = 92,
find a_{1001} 
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Problem 4 7,666 viewsFind the number of terms:
7 , 13 , 19 ... 85 3 3 3 3 
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Problem 10 1,124 views 
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Problem 11 1,304 views 
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