Write the first two terms of the sequence whose nth term is tn = 3n ‒ 4. - Algebra

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Write the first two terms of the sequence whose nth term is tn = 3n ‒ 4.

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Solution

tn = 3n – 4
For n = 1, t1 = 3 × 1 – 4 = 3 – 4 = –1
For n = 2, t2 = 3 × 2 – 4 = 6 – 4 = 2
Hence, the first two terms of the sequence are –1 and 2.

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