the nth term of a sequence is given by this formula:

nth term = 62 - 5n

Find an expressipn, in terms of n, for the sum of the nth term and (n+1)th term of the sequence. thanks

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- October 28th 2008, 12:40 PMabey_27INTEGER SEQUENCES
the nth term of a sequence is given by this formula:

nth term = 62 - 5n

Find an expressipn, in terms of n, for the sum of the nth term and (n+1)th term of the sequence. thanks - October 28th 2008, 01:28 PMSoroban
Hello, abey_27!

It seems simple enough . . . Exactly where is your difficulty?

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The term of a sequence is given by: .

Find an expression, in terms of ,

for the sum of the term and term of the sequence.

We have:.

Therefore: .

- October 28th 2008, 01:43 PMabey_27
i didnt really understand what it meant by 'sum of the nth term', so is that simply just the formula nth term= 62-5n ?