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What is the general term for this?

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    it's a sequence. It looks like the nth term is the nth odd number divided by 6:

    1/6, 3/6, 5/6, 7/6, ...

    or, symbolically,

    Tn = (2n-1)/6

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    specifically, this would be an arithmetic sequence, where the difference between terms is a constant, in this case 2/6, or 1/3.

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