## Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson

# Chapter 14 - Sequences, Series, and the Binomial Theorem - 14.2 Arithmetic Sequences and Series - 14.2 Exercise Set - Page 902: 5

#### Answer

$a_1=8$ $d=5$

#### Work Step by Step

In an arithmetic sequence, the common difference can be calculated as the difference of any two subsequent terms: $d=a_2-a_1=13-8=5$ The first term is: $a_1=8$.

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