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What is the 50th term of the sequence that begins -4,2,8,14
My answer is
296

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  1. In arithmetic progression;

    an = a1 + ( n - 1 ) ∙ d

    In this case:

    Initial term of arithmetic progression:

    a1 = - 4

    Common difference:

    d = 6

    So:

    a50 = a1 + ( n - 1 ) ∙ d = - 4 + ( 50 - 1 ) ∙ 6 = - 4 + 49 ∙ 6 = - 4 + 294 = 290

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