Posted by **alex** on Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 11:38pm.

Find the general term:

4/3, 7/7, 10/11, 13/15,...

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**Jai**, Friday, May 6, 2011 at 12:13am
note that the next term has a numerator 3 greater than the previous and has denominator 4 greater than the previous. thus, if 4/3 is the first term,

(4 + 3(n-1))/(3 + 4(n-1))

where n = nth term (if 1st, n=1, if 2nd, n=2, etc.)

or simplifying,

(3n + 1)/(4n - 1)

hope this helps~ :)

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