11-16 ■ nth term of an Arithmetic Sequence Find the nth term of the arithmetic sequence with given first term a and common difference d. What is the 10th term?
The term and 10th term of the arithmetic sequence whose first term is and the common difference is .
The nth term of an arithmetic sequence is given by,
Here, is the nth term, is the first term, is the number of terms and is the difference between two consecutive terms.
Calculate the nth term of an arithmetic sequence.
Substitute for and for in the equation (1) to calculate the nth term.
Calculate the 10th term of the arithmetic sequence
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