# math

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

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1. Each is 4 less than the one before.

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

is it an=3-4n ?

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4. Yes. 3 - 4n

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5. thank you

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