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May 26, 2016

Homework Help: Math: Arithmetic

Recent Homework Questions About Arithmetic

Math
In 1985, 10% of Americans had no close friends. On average, this has increased by approximately 0.77% per year a. Write a formula for the nth term of the arithmetic sequence that models the percentage of Americans with no close friends n years after 1984. b. If trends shown by...
Monday, December 14, 2015 by Dee

Math
Write a formula for the general term (the nth term) of the arithmetic sequence shown below. Do not use a recursion formula. Then use the formula for a'n to find a20, the 20th term of the sequence. a'1 = -13, d = -5
Monday, December 14, 2015 by Dee

college algebra help******
Sequences 1. Constructing a Brick Staircase A brick staircase has a total of 30 steps. The bottom step requires 100 bricks. Each successive step requires two less bricks than the prior step. a. How many bricks are required for the top step? b. How many bricks are required to ...
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 by Anonymous

Math
Can anyone help me with these problems? 1. A square has a side of 2 decimeters. A new square is formed by joining the midpoints of the sides. If this procedure is repeated 6 times, what is the perimeter and area of the seventh square ? 2. Find the sum of those numbers ...
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 by Anonymous

math
1. a square has a side of 2 decimeters. a new square is formed by joining the midpoints of the sides. If this procedure is reoeated 6 times, what is the perimetet and area of the seventh square 2. find the sum of those numbers between 15 and 810 which have 8 as their units ...
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 by Anonymous

Math
The fifth term of an arithmetic progression is 19 and the fourteenth term is 15. Find the, first term, common difference, and sum of the first eighty terms.
Monday, December 7, 2015 by Destiny

Maths Arithmetic
(2) How Many Terms Has The A.P Whose First Term Is 15 Aod The Last Term Is 57 Given That The Common Difference Is 3?
Sunday, December 6, 2015 by Elijah

maths
find 2 numbers whose arithmetic mean exceeds their geometric mean by 2 .and whose harmonic mean is 1/5 of the larger number.....
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 by xxxx

Math Test
1. A rental car company charges $150.00 for a weekly rental and an additional $0.20 for each mile driven. The function rule C=0.20m+150.00 describes the relationship between the number of miles driven m and the total cost C. If the rental car can only be driven a maximum of ...
Monday, November 30, 2015 by Kaai97

Math
Tell whether the sequence is arithmetic. If it is, what is the common difference? 1, 1 1/6, 1 1/3, 1 1/2 a. yes; -1/6*** b. yes; 1/6 c. yes; 6 d. no
Monday, November 30, 2015 by Kaai97

math
The sum of all five terms of an arithmetic sequence is 55. Find the sum of the first three terms of the sequence if the sum of the last three is 48.
Friday, November 27, 2015 by asd

Algebra 1
Indicate which property is illustrated in Step 5. Step 5: =(4+4)x+(9+9) A. arithmetic fact B. associative C. distributive D. commutative i think it's a, but not sure
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 by basketball&batman

Algebra
1. What are the next two terms of the following sequence? 1, 5, 9... A. 27, 211 B. 10,11 C.12,15 D.13,17 2. Which of the following are examples of arithmetic sequences? Choose all that apply. A. -2,2,6,10 B. 1,3,9,27 C. 5,10,20,40 D. 5,1,-3,-7 3. What is the common difference ...
Thursday, November 19, 2015 by Danielle

Precalculus
1.) Use sigma notation to describe the sum of the first ten terms of the arithmetic sequence. 20+18.5+17+15.5+14+12.5+11+9.5+8+6.5 2.)Use sigma notation to describe the sum of the first ten terms of the geometric sequence. (40)+(-10)+(5/2)+(-5/8)+(5/32)+(-5/126)+​(5/512...
Saturday, November 14, 2015 by Ellie

maths
the sum of an arithmetic progression is given by 2n-1. find the nth term of the sequence
Monday, November 9, 2015 by Docia

ALGEBRA
bean plants grow rapidly. a bean plant is 16 inches tall. Tomorrow it will be 24 inches tall, the next day it will be 32 inches tall and on the next day it will be 40 inches tall. Write a rule to represent the heights of the bean plant as an arithmetic sequence. how tall will ...
Monday, November 9, 2015 by BUBBLES

Math - Arithmetic question
I have a question about the limits to Arithmetic problems, on my homework I've noticed that so far all of the arithmetic sequences limits are infinite (-infinity or +infinity, I was just wondering if all the limits to Arithmetic problems are to an infinity since 99% of the...
Sunday, November 8, 2015 by Mary

Foundation aLGEBRA
Tell whether the sequence is arithmetic. If the sequence is arithmetic, write a function rule to represent it. –3, –1, 1, 3,...
Thursday, November 5, 2015 by queen sipp

Algebra 1- Please help
Tell whether the sequence is arithmetic. If it is, what is the common difference? a. no (as in, its not arithmetic) b. yes;4 c. yes;5 d.yes;6 i think its a
Thursday, November 5, 2015 by basketball&batman

ALGEBRA
bean plants grow rapidly. a bean plant is 16 inches tall. Tomorrow it will be 24 inches tall, the next day it will be 32 inches tall and on the next day it will be 40 inches tall. Write a rule to represent the heights of the bean plant as an arithmetic sequence. how tall will...
Thursday, November 5, 2015 by BUBBLES

c$s college
the first term of an arithmetic progression is 3 and the fifth term is is 9.find the number of terms in the progression if the last term is 81
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 by Umaru Monsurat

maths
if the 4th term of an arithmetic sequence is 9 and the 8th term is 19
Tuesday, November 3, 2015 by himanshi

Geography
1. Demographers report the population density of a country as a measure of total population relative to land size. TRUE FALSE Answer : true 2. Which of the following is not an example of adequate physiological population density? A. Cities such as Luxor, Cairo, and Alexandria ...
Friday, October 30, 2015 by Geo

maths
collect marks of 10 of your classmates in different subjects in the recent examination. estimate the arithmetic mean of marks in each subject and verify them by actual calculations.how many of your estimations represent exact mean?
Sunday, October 25, 2015 by mudassir

math
collect marks of 10 of your classmates in different subjects in the recent examination. estimate the arithmetic mean of marks in each subject and verify them by actual calculations.how many of your estimations represent exact mean?
Sunday, October 25, 2015 by mudassir

Math
Please help me with my midterm review my teacher was out sick today and idk how much longer she will be but my midterms Thursday. She only helps people who she has seen done there midterm review and gotten over half of it right so can any of you please help me. Write the first...
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 by Mark

kite
the sixth term of an arithmetic progression is 21 and the sum of the first 17 terms is 0. write the first three terms.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 by chalton

Math
1. You are having a discussion about sequences with your classmate. She insists that the sequence 2,3,5,8,12 must be either arithmetic or geometric. Is she correct or incorrect? Explain. Can you help please 2. Determine whether the sequence is arithmetic, geometric, both, or ...
Friday, October 9, 2015 by May

maths
The sum of first 6 terms of an Arithmetic progression is 6 the product of 2nd term and 5th term is -80 . Find the terms of A.P.
Thursday, October 8, 2015 by Anonymous

Math
You are having a discussion about sequences with your classmate. She insists that the sequence 2,3,5,8,12 must be either arithmetic or geometric. Is she correct or incorrect? Explain.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 by Taryn Hughey

math
I'm having trouble just starting this problem You receive a $500 gift and decide to use it to start saving for a car. You add $50 dollars a week from your part time job. Write the recursive definition for an arithmetic sequence that models this situation. Then, find the ...
Monday, October 5, 2015 by MathlessinCarolina

Pre Calculas
Im really struggling and need help with this 1. One of the tables below contains (x,y) values that were generated by a linear function. Determine which table, and then write the equation of the linear function represented by the Table #1 x 2 5 8 11 14 17 20 y 1 3 7 13 21 31 43...
Monday, October 5, 2015 by Ryan

Math
Ryan's average for 5 arithmetic test was 89. On four of the tests he made 96,86,92, and 80. What did he make on the fifth test?
Friday, October 2, 2015 by Karen

Math
I can't figure this out! Help please! The Problem At the local park, I saw a man was quizzing a boy with some simple arithmetic problems, and the boy seemed to be getting them all correct. He asked the boy, "32 + 5", and the boy answered, "37". The man ...
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 by George

Arithmetic
A shopper bought 4 pillow cases that cost $4.98 a piece, 2 fitted sheets that cost $8.29 a piece, and 2 flat sheets that cost $8.09 a piece. What was her total bill?
Saturday, September 26, 2015 by Anonymous

Arithmetic
Two sailors traveled by bus from one point to another. The trip took 15 hours, and they left their point of origin at 8am. What time did they arrive at their destination?
Saturday, September 26, 2015 by Anonymous

Arithmetic
A student must walk 2 miles to get to school. If she walks at an average of 3 miles per hour, how many minutes should it take her to walk to school?
Saturday, September 26, 2015 by Anonymous

Arithmetic
During a sale, CD'S that normally cost $6.98 each were priced at 2 for $12.50.Pete bought 4 CD'S at the sale price. How much money did he save by buying the 4 CDS on sale?
Saturday, September 26, 2015 by Anonymous

pchs mankon
A man make 20 deposit into an account which is set to be in an arithmetic progression if the 11 term is twice the 15 term and the first term is 10000frs a) fine the common difference b) the 11 term
Thursday, September 10, 2015 by samson

Math
How can I insert 4 arithmetic means between √2 and 12/√2? How do I incorporate fractions and roots into sequences?
Thursday, September 10, 2015 by Naomi

Math
The 6th term of an arithmetic sequence is 3 times the 2nd term. Prove that the 10th term is twice the 5th term. tn=t1+(n-1)d
Thursday, September 10, 2015 by Naomi

MATH HELP
Match the sequence (term) with the correct type of sequence (definition). Match Term Definition 128, 32, 8, 2, ... A) Geometric, common ratio is 0.25 1, 3, 9, 27, ... B) Arithmetic, common difference is 5 5, 10, 15, 20, ... C) Geometric, common ratio is 3 20, 17, 14, 11, ... D...
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 by Oscar

Algebra II
An indoor auditorium has a small side section that models an arithmetic sequence where the third row has 5 seats and the tenth row has 26 seats. If that section has 14 rows, how many seats would be in the last row?
Sunday, August 30, 2015 by unknown

math
An indoor auditorium has a small side section that models an arithmetic sequence where the third row has 5 seats and the tenth row has 26 seats. If that section has 14 rows, how many seats would be in the last row?
Sunday, August 30, 2015 by unknown

Counting and Probability
The fifth term of an arithmetic sequence is 9 and the 32nd term is -84. What is the 23rd term?
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 by Mr. Alexander

Math
The third, fifth and seventeenth terms of an arithmetic progression are in geometric progression. Find the common ratio of the geometric progression.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 by Gustav

math
The sum of the first 12terms of an arithmetic progression is 135 while the sum of the next 8 terms is 210. Find the common difference
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 by Jay

TC
There are n arithmetic means between 1 and 31 such that seventh mean:(n-1)th mean =5:9. Find n.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 by Rabinprakash Dahal

Maths
Given the sequence:4;x;32.Determine the value(s) of x if the sequence is: 1.arithmetic 2.geometric
Sunday, August 23, 2015 by Irene

meme
Consider the system of equations A ⊗ x = b where (i) A ∈ R m×n max , x ∈ R n max, b ∈ R m max and Rmax = R ∪ {−∞}, (ii) ⊗ denotes the max-plus matrix (or matrix-vector) product based on the arithmetic operations of ”...
Friday, August 21, 2015 by twnkal eshaal

Divine mercy school
The arithmetic mean of x,y andz is 6 while that of x,y,z,t,u,v and w is 9. Calculate the arithmetic mean of t,u,v and w
Thursday, August 20, 2015 by Goody

pre-calculus urgent
The first term of an arithmetic sequence is 6, and the tenth term is 2. (a) Find the common difference d. d = Find the 100th term of the sequence. a100 = (b) Find the partial sum of the first ten terms. S10 = how do i do this, there's an example I tried following but it ...
Saturday, August 15, 2015 by Alex

Urgent math
how do I do this can any body show me how? An arithmetic sequence begins 4, 9, 14, 19, 24, . . . . (a) Find the common difference d for this sequence. d = (b) Find a formula for the nth term an of the sequence. an = (c) Find the 35th term of the sequence. a35 =
Saturday, August 15, 2015 by Aileen

Arithmetic progession
The third term of an A.P is 10times more than the second term. Find the sum of the eight and fifteen term of the A.P if the seventh term is seven times the first term
Thursday, August 13, 2015 by Abraham

Math
The average (arithmetic means) of t and y is 15, and the average of w and x 15. What is the average of t, w, x, and y? (A) 7.5 (B) 15 (C) 22.5 (D) 30 (E) 60
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 by Anonymous

Arithmetic
Find the sum. 1 − 1/2+1/4-1/8+....-1/512
Monday, August 10, 2015 by fabian

Urgent math
Find the partial sum Sn of the arithmetic sequence that satisfies the given conditions. a2 = 5, a5 = 6.5, n = 15 S15 =
Monday, August 10, 2015 by Fay

pre algebra final exam
Tell whether the sequence 1/3,0,1,-2... I'd arithmetic, geometric,or neither. Find the next three terms of the sequence
Thursday, August 6, 2015 by Mckenzi

arithmetic sequence
the 40th term of an arithmetic sequence is equal to the sum of the 20th and 31st term. if the common difference of the sequence is-10. find the first term.
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 by hoho

src
the 4th term of an arithmetic progression is 27 and the sum of the 1st and 4th term is 42. What is the third term
Sunday, July 26, 2015 by samad

math arithmetic sequence and series
A theater has 30 seats in the first row, 33 seats in the second row, 36 seats in the third row, and so on in the same increasing pattern. If the theater has 15 rows of seats, how many seats are in the theater?
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 by elizabeth

MRGS SCHOOL.
State the fundamental theorem of Arithmetic.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 by Robin

Advanced Algebra
If the number m, 4m-8, m^2-6 are the first three terms of an arithmetic sequnce, what is m? I don't know what equation to start with. I tried getting the m from 4m-8 which is equal to 2 but the answer is different on m^2-6. Most likely my method is wrong. What should I do ...
Thursday, June 25, 2015 by Dannie

Math (arithmetic)
The total seating capacity of an auditorium is 1,065. The first row has 21 seats arithmetic series and each row has one seat more than the row in front of it. How many rows of seats are there in the auditorium?
Thursday, June 25, 2015 by Roxane

ALGEBRA
the arithmetic mean of two numbers exceeds their geometric mean by two. find the numbers if one is 40 less than the other? help me please to solve this...
Saturday, June 20, 2015 by CASS

ALGEBRA
the arithmetic mean of two numbers exceeds their geometric mean by two. find the numbers if one is 40 less than other? please help me to answer this homework.
Saturday, June 20, 2015 by Bea

math
How many terms are there In an arithmetic Sequence with a common different of 4 and with the first and last term 3 and 59 Respectively.
Friday, June 19, 2015 by nicole

Maths
2,x,y are the first three terms of an arithmetic sequence.If the 2nd term is decreased by 1.The three terms will form a geometric sequence.calculate x and y and my working out is that if i said x-1
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 by Luhle qwabe

algebra 2
find the sum of the arithmetic series 13+11+9+...+(-25)
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 by reina bonilla

Math
What is the difference of the arithmetic sequence 7p+2, 5p+12, 2p-1?
Saturday, June 6, 2015 by Paps olarte

Math
Find p so that 7p+2, 5p+12, 2p-1 ... form an arithmetic sequence.
Saturday, June 6, 2015 by Paps olarte

Math
Form an arithmetic sequence by finding p in the numbers 7p+2, 5p+12, 2p-1...
Saturday, June 6, 2015 by Paps olarte

Math: Arithmetic Sequence.
the 3rd of an Arithmetic sequence is 8 of the 16th term is 47. Find a subed 1 and the common difference. Construct the sequence.
Thursday, June 4, 2015 by Jan

mathematics
1.1 the third term of an arithmetic sequence is 8 and the 15 term is 44 . Calculate: 1.1 the common difference and first term. 1.2 the sum of the first 50 terms. 1.2 1;4;7;10.... Is an arithmetic sequence .find: 1.2.1 the 30 term.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 by tankiso

math
The sum of the first 15 terms of an arithmetic series is 1290. The sum of the first 16 terms is 1464. Find t16. Find S20
Monday, May 18, 2015 by Rose

math
The sum of the first 15 terms of an arithmetic series is 1290. The sum of the first 16 terms is 1464. Find t16. Find S20
Sunday, May 17, 2015 by Yiu

math
The sum of the first 15 terms of an arithmetic series is 1290. The sum of the first 16 terms is 1464. Find t16? Find S20
Saturday, May 16, 2015 by Yiu

math
The sum of the first 15 terms of an arithmetic series is 1290. The sum of the first 16 terms is 1464. Find t16? Find S20
Saturday, May 16, 2015 by rose

Math
The sixth term of an arithmetic sequence is 20.6 and the 9th term is 30.2. Find the 20th term and find the nth term.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 by Anonymous

precalculus no clue
Identify if the given sequence is arithmetic, geometric, or neither. If the sequence is arithmetic or geometric, then find the next term. and write the nth term. . t-3,t-2, t-1, t... . 1,-3/2,2,-5/2....
Saturday, May 9, 2015 by Anonymous

precalculus
Identify if the given sequence is arithmetic, geometric, or neither. If the sequence is arithmetic or geometric, then find the next term. and write the nth term. . t-3,t-2, t-1, t... . 1,-3/2,2,-5/2....
Saturday, May 9, 2015 by Anonymous

college precalculus I still dont get it
Identify if the given sequence is arithmetic, geometric, or neither. If the sequence is arithmetic or geometric, then find the next term. and write the nth term. 1. t-3,t-2, t-1, t... 2. 3/4,1/2,1/3,2/9... 3. 1,-3/2,2,-5/2....
Saturday, May 9, 2015 by kendrick

maths
The 5th term of an arithmetic sequence is 11,12th term is 32.What are the first 3 terms?
Saturday, May 9, 2015 by Anonymous

college precalculus
Identify if the given sequence is arithmetic, geometric, or neither. If the sequence is arithmetic or geometric, then find the next term. and write the nth term. 1. t-3,t-2, t-1, t... 2. 3/4,1/2,1/3,2/9... 3. 1,-3/2,2,-5/2....
Saturday, May 9, 2015 by Kendrick

Algebra
The following problem refers to an arithmetic sequence. If a_4 = 15 and a_10 = 39, find a_40 and S_40. The _ represents subscript
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 by Merty

Math
1.) What is the formula for the nth term of the arithmetic sequence that has a common difference of 8 and a first term of 4? 2.) What is the formula for the nth term of the geometric sequence that has a first term of 2 and a ratio of 3?
Thursday, April 30, 2015 by Jamie

Math
I need help with sequences 2,1,1/2,1/4,... Is this arithmetic, geometric,neither, or both (geometric?) 7,9,11,13 arithmetic, geometric,neither, or both. (arithmetic?) 1,2,4,8... Whats the rule think the rule is: Start with one and multiply by two repeatedly 50,40,30,20 Rule ...
Friday, April 24, 2015 by Amber

math
The 9th term of an arithmetic sequence is 12 and the 17th term is 28, find the 4th term of the arithmetic sequences
Friday, April 24, 2015 by Lillian

Math
identify the sequence as arithmetic, geometric, or neither. Explain your answer. 1.6, 0.8, 0.4, 0.2. plz help me I'm really confused.
Thursday, April 23, 2015 by Abby

math
if 4th term of an arithmetic progression is 3 times the 1st term nd 7th term exceeds twice the third term by 1. find the first term and common difference
Monday, April 20, 2015 by anandita

MATHEMATIC DEPARTMENT
The second, third and ninth terms of an arithmetic progression forms the first, second and third terms of a geometric progression. Find the common ratio and hence the eleventh term of geometric progression.
Monday, April 20, 2015 by Mr. Bett

Math
In an arithmetic series, the sum of the 5th to the 8th terms inclusive is 114, whilst the sum of the 12th to 15th terms inclusive is 198. What is the 21st term? I have got 99=2a +3d and 57= 2a+3d Im not sure what to do now
Saturday, April 18, 2015 by Fasi

math
The 5th term of an Arithmetic Progression is 8 and the 12th term is 50. Determine the sequence
Saturday, April 18, 2015 by marry

Math
Hi! Can someone help me with this? Thanks a bunch! Find the 10th partial sum of the following arithmetic sequence. 0.50, 0.9, 1.3, 1.7.....
Friday, April 17, 2015 by Kayla

Math
7. You are having a discussion about sequences with your classmate. She insists that the sequence 2, 3, 5, 8, 12 must be either arithmetic or geometric. Is she correct or incorrect? Explain.
Friday, April 17, 2015 by Alex

Algebra
5. The local soccer team won the championship a several years ago, and since then, ticket prices have been increasing $20 per year. The year they won the championship, tickets were $50. Write a recursive formula for a sequence that will model ticket prices. Is the sequence ...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 by Sandra

Math
1.) In the following problem, write the first five of the terms of the arithmetic sequence. a1=16.5 d=0.25 2.) Find a the correct formula for the an for the arithmetic sequence. a1=-1 d=5
Thursday, April 16, 2015 by Lala

Math
Determine whether this sequence is arithmetic or geometric. Find the next three terms. 4. 3, 12, 21, 30, .... A.40, 50, 60 B.38, 46, 54 C.39, 48, 57 D.36, 32, 39 A? Thank you
Thursday, April 16, 2015 by Morgan

Math
Determine whether this sequence is arithmetic or geometric. Find the next three terms. 81, 27, 9, 3, . . . A. arithmetic, 0, –3, –6 B. geometric, 0, –3, –6 C. geometric, 1,1/3 , 1/9 D. The sequence is neither geometric nor arithmetic. Is the answer C? Thank...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 by Morgan

Math
Determine whether each sequence is arithmetic or geometric. Find the next three terms. -4,8,-16,32... A. Arithmetic, 64,128,256 B. Geometric, -64,128,-256 C. Geometric, -48,64,-80 D. The sequence is neither arithmetic nor geometric sequence. B? Thank you
Thursday, April 16, 2015 by Morgan

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