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Determine the first five terms of the arithmetic sequence {an} with a1 = 4, and d = 8.

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Given: to find first five terms of the arithmetic sequence with a1 = 4, and d = 8.

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Aarithmetic sequence is a sequence of numbers such that the difference between the consecutive terms is constant. a,a+d,a+2d,a+3d¸..... Here, a is the first term and d is common difference.

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Given the first term a=4 and common difference is d = 8.

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First term t, = a = 4 Second term t, = a+d = 4+8 = 12 Third term t, = a+ 2d = 4+2× 8 = 20 = a+3d = 4+3×8=28 Fourth term t Fifth term t, = a+4d = 4 +4×8=36

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