Find the indicated term of each arithmetic sequence.
for 8, 3, -2, …
The indicated term of the arithmetic sequence is -47.
Given arithmetic sequence is 8, 3, -2, …
The nth term of an arithmetic sequence is given by .
Here the first term is
The difference between the first two terms is
The difference between the next two terms is
The common difference is
And the required term is
Plugging the values in the formula:
Hence, the indicated term of the arithmetic sequence is -47.
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