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

    (A) 5996 (B) 5999 (C) 6000 (D) 6001 (E) 6002
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    Quote Originally Posted by sri340 View Post
    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
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