# Math Help - Finding a_2012

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Did you try starting off by adding those 2 equations together?

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Adding them and multiplying them .

But what do we have to do next ?

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Have you tried just calculating $a_1$, $a_2$, $a_3$, ...?

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How? you mean to set n=2011

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I mean exactly what I said! Calculate as many of $a_1$, $a_2$, $a_3$,... as required until it dawns on you!

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I fear that this is completely not the right way to do it but thank you.

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Have no fear
Halls is here !