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Find the number of term s in the following arithmetic sequence.
3, 9, 15, 21... 123

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  1. a = 3 , d = 6

    term(n) = a + (n-1)d
    123 = 3 + (n-1)(6)
    120 = 6n - 6
    126 = 6n
    n = 126/6 = 21

    there are 21 terms

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