Algebra 2 (1st Edition)

Published by McDougal Littell
ISBN 10: 0618595414
ISBN 13: 978-0-61859-541-9

Chapter 12 Sequences and Series - 12.1 Define and Use Sequences and Series - 12.1 Exercises - Skill Practice - Page 798: 25


n-th term:$\quad a_{n}=n^{2}+0.2$, The next term is $\quad a_{5}=25.2$

Work Step by Step

We add 0.2 to each of the terms: 1, 4, 9, 16, ....$\qquad $(squares of natural numbers) So, the nth term is $a_{n}=n^{2}+0.2$, and the next term is $a_{5}=25+0.2=25.2$
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