Posted by **Rebekka** on Tuesday, October 2, 2007 at 7:07pm.

i need help figuring out this question! :)

write a equation for this sequence. then find the 100th term.

term number 1 2 3 4

term 6 10 14 18

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**Quidditch**, Tuesday, October 2, 2007 at 7:24pm
Take a guess that the answer is a line.

Use any to points where the term number is x and the term value is y. Sove for the slope and intercept.

Terms 2 and 4 would give:

m * 2 + b = 10

m * 4 + b = 18

m = (18 - 10) / (4 - 2) = 8 / 2 = 4

If m = 4, what is b? (just substitute)

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**Quidditch**, Tuesday, October 2, 2007 at 7:42pm
The 100th term will be:

100 * m + b

m = 4 and b = ?

The 100th term is 402

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**megan**, Thursday, May 6, 2010 at 8:16pm
Find the 35th term of the sequence in which a1 = 7 and the common difference is 7.

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