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#1 2023-05-15 00:03:14

coolboyx12
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Another Sequences problem(help)

it says to find the 27th and 34th term of the given sequence 31, -21, -11, -1, 9....
but i can't seem to find the common difference.


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#2 2023-05-15 00:14:58

Jai Ganesh
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Re: Another Sequences problem(help)

Hi,

This isn't an Arithmetic Progression, nor Geometric Progression, nor Harmonic Progression. No logical series too. It appears there is a mistake in the problem.


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#3 2023-05-15 16:12:58

Phrzby Phil
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Re: Another Sequences problem(help)

If the 31 is changed to -31, then you have a good problem.


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