## Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

$5,2,-1,-4,-7$
Here $a_1=5$ and $d=-3$ $a_2=a_1+d=5-3=2$; $a_3=a_2+d=2-3=-1$; $a_2=a_3+d=-1-3=-4$; $a_2=a_4+d=-4-3=-7$; Hence, the first five terms are: $5,2,-1,-4,-7$