sequence

• April 25th 2010, 11:55 AM
sri340
sequence
What is the 2001st number in the sequence: 2, 5, 8, 11,...?

(A) 5996 (B) 5999 (C) 6000 (D) 6001 (E) 6002
• April 25th 2010, 12:11 PM
masters
Quote:

Originally Posted by sri340
What is the 2001st number in the sequence: 2, 5, 8, 11,...?

(A) 5996 (B) 5999 (C) 6000 (D) 6001 (E) 6002

Hi sri340,

2, 5, 8, 11, ....

Use this formula for an arithmetic sequence to find the 2001st term

$a_n=a_1+(n-1)d$

n = 2001

d = 3