## Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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# Chapter 10 - Section 10.2 - Arithmetic Sequences - Exercise Set - Page 1059: 21

#### Answer

$-142$

#### Work Step by Step

Formula to calculate the nth term of an arithmetic sequence is: $a_n=a_1+d(n-1)$ Here, $a_1:$ First term and $d=$ common difference Since, we have $a_1=35$ Then $a_{60}=35+(-3)(60-1)=35-177=-142$

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