patterns
posted by robby .
the first five terms of a sequence are shown below:
8,6,4,2,0 ...
What is the 100th term in the sequence?
A. 192
B. 190
C. 108
D. 90
I know how to figure this out but it would take a few minutes. There UST be some sort of formula?

the first five terms of a linear sequence are 8,6,4,2,0....
What is the 100th term of the sequence?
I could figure this out with a few minutes of patience. But I know there is formula which I cannot find anymore to solve it quicker :) 
Try some of the following links foer that formula:
http://search.yahoo.com/search?fr=mcafee&p=formula+for+the+terms+of+a+sequence
Sra