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What is the 50th term of the sequence that begins -6,0,6,12?

292
288
286
290

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  1. Figure out the rule of the sequence in terms of n, the number of terms

    We have common difference =6
    T(0)=-12
    T(1)=-6
    T(2)=0
    T(3)=6
    Let's try
    T(n)=-12+6n
    so T(1)=-12+6=-6
    T(2)=-12+6*2=0
    T(3)=-12+6*3=6,...
    It works.
    So
    T(50)=-12+50*6=288

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