45-50 Finding Terms of an Arithmetic sequence Find the indicated terms of the arithmetic sequence with the given description.
The term is , and the common difference is . Find the first and second terms.
The first and second term of the arithmetic sequence in which term , and the common difference is .
An arithmetic sequence is a sequence of the form,
Where, is the first term of the sequence and is the common difference of the sequence.
The term of the arithmetic sequence is given by,
Substitute for , for and for in equation , to calculate the first term ,
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