## a) The nth term of a sequence is given by 3n + 5. Write down the first four terms of the sequence.​

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a) The nth term of a sequence is given by 3n + 5. Write down the first four terms of the sequence.​

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3 months 2021-07-19T16:25:35+00:00 1 Answers 3 views 0

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1. If you plug in n = 1, then you get 3*n+5 = 3*1+5 = 3+5 = 8. So 8 is the first term.

Repeat for n = 2 and you should get 3n+5 = 3*2+5 = 6+5 = 11. Or simply add 3 to the last term 8 to get 3+8 = 11.

Repeat for n = 3 and n = 4 to get the third and fourth terms to be 14 and 17 respectively.