Algebra 2 Common Core

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ISBN 13: 978-0-13318-602-4

Chapter 9 - Sequences and Series - 9-1 Mathematical Patterns - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 11

Answer

The first six terms are 2, 10, 24, 44, 70, and 102.

Work Step by Step

$a_{n}$=3$n^{2}$-n $a_{1}$=3$(1)^{2}$-(1) =2 $a_{2}$=3$(2)^{2}$-(2) =10 $a_{3}$=3$(3)^{2}$-(3) =24 $a_{4}$=3$(4)^{2}$-(4) =44 $a_{5}$=3$(5)^{2}$-(5) =70 $a_{6}$=3$(6)^{2}$-(6) =102 *To find a certain term, plug the number of the term in for 'n' and simplify.
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