How to Calculate an Arithmetic Series


Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

Which choice below represents an arithmetic series?

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 79,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime
Already registered? Log in here for access

1. Find the sum of the arithmetic series 106 +100 + 94 + ... + 28 + 22.

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?

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A Premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

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

Additional Learning

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