Posted by **HR** on Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 7:56pm.

17. Look at the pattern below.

24, 28, 32, 36, 40, . . .

Which expression represents the number in the pattern, where p is the position of the number in the pattern?

4(p + 5)

4p - 5

4(p + 4)

4p + 4

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**Jen**, Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 8:59pm
I'll give you a hint. The pattern starts at p=2. So we have p=2-p=6. Plug that in and see what you get. Someone can check it for you.

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**tchrwill**, Friday, May 28, 2010 at 7:47am
If your intent was to have 24 be the first number in the sequence, then 4(p + 5) represents all subsequent numbers.

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