Algebra 2 (1st Edition)

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

Chapter 12 Sequences and Series - 12.5 Use Recursive Rules with Sequences and Functions - 12.5 Exercises - Skill Practice - Page 830: 9


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Work Step by Step

According to the exercise: $a_1=2$ $a_2=2^2+3(2)-a_1=2^2+3(2)-2=8$ $a_3=3^2+3(3)-a_2=3^2+3(3)-8=10$ $a_4=4^2+3(4)-a_3=4^2+3(4)-10=18$ $a_5=5^2+3(5)-a_4=5^2+3(5)-18=22$
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