precalc sequence

5-5^2 = 5-25 =-20
The fifth term is just when n=5 I believe.

What is the fifth term of the sequence
a sub n=5-n^2?

a)-11
b)-20
c)-7
d)-5
I believe that the answer that fits the best is d, but I could be wrong

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