10 17 A sequence starts at 300 and 40 is subtracted each timee. 300 260 2200 1800… The sequence contin

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17 A sequence starts at 300 and 40 is subtracted each timee.
300
260
2200
1800…
The sequence continues in the same way,
What is the first number in the sequence which is less than zerol?
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5 months 2021-08-14T05:53:15+00:00 1 Answers 26 views 0

1. 9514 1404 393

-20

Step-by-step explanation:

300/40 = 7.5, so the 8th term will be the last positive term. It will be 300 -7×40 = 20. The 9th term will be 20 -40 = -20.

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The sequence starts …

300, 260, 220, 180, 140, 100, 60, 20, -20, …