Posted by **juan** on Monday, October 25, 2010 at 9:52am.

How do you find the rule of the sequence if the 2nd term is 40057.07 and the 5th term is 19192.53

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**Reiny**, Monday, October 25, 2010 at 10:12am
depends what kind of a sequence you have

1. if it is arithmetic

solve a+d= 40057.07 and

a+4d = 19192.53

2. if geometric

solve ar = 40057.07 and

ar^4 = 19192.53

Of course the sequence could some type of harmonic, etc

in other words, there is not enough information

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