Posted by **peter** on Monday, June 14, 2010 at 2:26pm.

the first term of a sequence of numbers is 4. each term after the first is 4 more than half the preceding term, what is the fourth term of the sequence?

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, June 14, 2010 at 2:39pm
4, 6, 7, ?

What do you think?

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**peter**, Monday, June 14, 2010 at 2:43pm
7.5

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, June 14, 2010 at 3:50pm
Nope.

Half of 7 is 3.5

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, June 14, 2010 at 4:09pm
Oops! You are right! I goofed in my last response.

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