## Algebra 2 Common Core

Published by Prentice Hall

# Chapter 9 - Sequences and Series - 9-1 Mathematical Patterns - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 569: 7

#### Answer

The first six terms are 5, 8, 11, 14, 17, and 20.

#### Work Step by Step

$a_{n}$=3n+2 $a_{1}$=3(1)+2 =5 $a_{2}$=3(2)+2 =8 $a_{3}$=3(3)+2 =11 $a_{4}$=3(4)+2 =14 $a_{5}$=3(5)+2 =17 $a_{6}$=3(6)+2 =20 *To find a term, plug the number of the term you are looking for into the 'n'.

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