# How to Calculate an Arithmetic Series

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### Which choice below represents an arithmetic series?

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### 2. A brick wall contains 52 bricks in its bottom row and 49 bricks in the next row up from the bottom row. Each subsequent row contains 3 fewer bricks than the row immediately below it. If the wall contains 16 rows, how many bricks total make up the wall?

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Finding the key to an arithmetic series takes some time, but this quiz can help you practice improving your abilities. These assets will ask you to identify the characteristics of a given arithmetic series as well as the equation used to solve one. You'll also have to manipulate the values in an arithmetic series.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessment seeks to gauge your comprehension of the following topics:

• What an arithmetic series looks like
• Calculating the sum of an arithmetic series
• Translating a word problem into an arithmetic series

## Skills Practiced

Students will utilize these important skills:

• Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve arithmetic series practice problems
• Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the formula to solve an arithmetic series
• Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify an example of an arithmetic series

Complete the quiz and go to the accompanying lesson called How to Calculate an Arithmetic Series. This lesson has been specially designed to help complement your quiz taking experience. The lesson covers the following objectives:

• Define arithmetic series
• Relate an arithmetic series to a general formula
• Clarify sigma notation
• Walk through various examples of arithmetic series
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