Subject: maths Name: mairead Who are you: Student

the sequence i was given was 5,8,11,14,17 what is the nth term and what is the 10th term ?

Mairead,

5,8,11,14,17 ... add 3 each time first term = 5 second term = 5 + 3 = 5 + 3 x 1 third term = 5 + 3 + 3 = 5 + 3 x 2 fourth term = 5 + 3 + 3 + 3 = 5 + 3 x 3 fifth term = 5 + 3 + 3 + 3 +3 = 5 + 3 x 4 ... ninth term = 5 + 3 x 8 = 29 ... 300th term = 5 + 3 x 299 = 902

Paul