Algebra 2 Common Core

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Chapter 9 - Sequences and Series - 9-2 Arithmetic Sequences - Lesson Check - Page 575: 1

Answer

$56$

Work Step by Step

The common difference $d$ of the given arithmetic sequence is: $$d=8-2=6$$ Thus, to find the tenth term, just keep on adding $6$ to get the next term until you reach the tenth term: $$2, 8, 14, 20, 26, 32, 38, 44, 50, 56, ...$$ Therefore, the tenth term is $56$.
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