Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Appendix: Inductive and Deductive Reasoning - Appendix Exercises: 2

Answer

20

Work Step by Step

We are given the sequence $5, 8, 11, 14, 17...$ The pattern of this sequence is that each subsequent number is 3 more than the previous number. For example, $5+3=8$ and $8+3=11$. Therefore, the next number in this sequence is $17+3=20$.
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