# math

posted by .

find the general term of the arithmetic sequence 3,-1 ,-5 ,-9

• math -

Each is 4 less than the one before.

• math -

the choices are an=7+4n , an=7-4n , an=3+4n, an=3-4n

is it an=3-4n ?

• math -

are you there?

• math -

Yes. 3 - 4n

• math -

thank you

• math -

You're welcome.

## Similar Questions

1. ### math

find the rule for the Nth term of the arithmetic sequence. 11/2, 25/6, 17/6, 3/2, 1/6..... If you change the denomators to 6, you should notice the numerators follow the sequence: 33,25,17,9,1,...which is an arithmetic sequence with …

The common difference of an arithmetic sequence is 4. The 13th term is 103. Find the general term of the arithmetic sequence.
3. ### Mathematics : Arithmetic Sequence

Consider the arithmetic sequence x+2, 18-x, 14+x,... a) Find the value of x. b) Find the general term of the arithmetic sequence.
4. ### Mathematics : Arithmetic Sequence

The 5th term and the 8th term of an arithmetic sequence are 18 and 27 respctively. a)Find the 1st term and the common difference of the arithmetic sequence. b)Find the general term of the arithmetic sequence.
5. ### Math

A sequence is formed by adding together the corresponding terms of a geometric sequence and and an arithmetic sequence.The common ratio of the geometric sequence is 2 and the common difference of the arithmetic sequence is 2.The first …
6. ### Math ( Can You check my Work?)

1.an = 3n - 1 2. an = 2(2n - 3) 3.an = 4^n 4.an = (2/3)^n 5. an = (-1)^n(n + 5) 6. an = (-1)^n + 1(n + 6) 7. an= n+3/2n-1 8. a1 = -5 and an = an-1 - 3 for n ≥ 2 9. a1 = -6 and an = -2an-1 for n ≥ 2 10.a1 = 4 and an = 3an-1 …
7. ### Algebra

True or False 1. – 5, – 5, – 5, – 5, – 5, … is an arithmetic sequence. 2. In an arithmetic sequence, it is possible that the 13th term is equal to its 53rd term. 3. In an arithmetic sequence, the common difference is computed …
8. ### Quick math help

Find the tenth term of the sequence: -6,1,8... Is it 57?
9. ### Quick Math Help

Find the tenth term of the sequence: -6,1,8... Is it 57?
10. ### Quick math help

Find the tenth term of the sequence: -6,1,8... Is it 57?

More Similar Questions