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6 items are filed under this topic.    Page1/1            Which term of this sequence has value 8? 2016-07-20 From Lauren:Hi there Which term in the sequence -2; -5/3; -4/3 ; -1; ... has a value of 8. Since term 2 and 3 of this sequence contain fractions which can be converted to recurring decimals. What is the best way to work out the common difference here. I do however understand that to work out the nth term of an arithmetic series, the following formula Tn = a + (n-1)d. In this series a = -2Answered by Penny Nom.     Which term of the series 2+7+12+...is 152? 2016-02-01 From francis:whice term of the series 2+7+12+...is 152?Answered by Penny Nom.     A 330 foot long fence 2015-02-15 From Marsha:I am putting up a fence 330 feet long and want to put the t post every 4 feet how many t post do i need?Answered by Penny Nom.     A fence post problem 2015-02-08 From Nicole:In Susan's rectangular garden plot, she put 12 posts on the long sides and 8 posts on the short sides. How many posts did she use altogether? (The answer is not 40.)Answered by Penny Nom.     A clock takes 3 seconds to strick the hour of 3 o'clock 2012-03-09 From saptarshi:[ A clock takes 3 seconds to strick the hour of 3 o'clock. How many seconds will it take to strick 9 o'clock?]Answered by Robert Dawson.     A pen with 40 post on each side 2008-03-18 From Manpreet:how many post do you need to make a pen with 40 post on each sideAnswered by Penny Nom.      Page1/1    Math Central is supported by the University of Regina and The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences.    about math central :: site map :: links :: notre site français