Algebra I

What is the 2011th term of the arithmetic sequence −4, −1, 2, 5, . . . , where each term after the first is 3 more than the preceding term?( remember -4 is the first term of the sequence.)

(I posted this before but it was the wrong answer)

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asked by Samay
  1. I answered this before

    you start with -4

    then add 3 , 2010 times

    -4 + 6030 is the 2011th term

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    posted by Scott
  2. -4,-1,2,5 there all adding 3

    You want to subtract 3 to -4 to find the 0th term

    -4-3= -7

    So the equation is y=-7+3x

    Sub in 2011 for x

    y=-7+3*2011
    y=6026

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    posted by Anonymous
  3. -4,-1,2,5 there all adding 3

    You want to subtract 3 to -4 to find the 0th term

    -4-3= -7

    So the equation is y=-7+3x

    Sub in 2011 for x

    y=-7+3*2011
    y=6026

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    posted by Anonymous

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