Precalculus (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32197-907-9
ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-907-0

Chapter 12 - Sequences; Induction; the Binomial Theorem - 12.2 Arithmetic Sequences - 12.2 Assess Your Understanding - Page 815: 58



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We know that in an arithmetic sequence, the difference of consecutive terms is constant, hence: $(3x+2)-(2x)=(5x+3)-(3x+2)\\x+2=2x+1\\x+1=2x\\x=1$
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