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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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    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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