Arithmetic Sequences: Definition & Finding the Common Difference

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Which of the following is an arithmetic sequence?

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2. What is the 10th term of this sequence? 2, 4, 6, 8, . . .

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Common differences between a series of numbers can allow you to create a formula to determine an arithmetic sequence, which can be useful when estimating quantities. Test your ability to calculate an arithmetic sequence in this quiz and worksheet, which feature a series of practice questions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested over your ability to:

• Define an arithmetic sequence
• Find the common difference in an arithmetic sequence
• Find a specified term in a sequence

Skills Practiced

• Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve arithmetic sequence practice problems
• Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as common difference
• Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify arithmetic sequences in practice problems

The corresponding lesson, Arithmetic Sequences: Definition & Finding the Common Difference, delves further into this math topic. The lesson covers the following objectives:

• Recognize arithmetic sequences and explore examples of them
• Determine the common difference
• Apply the common difference in a formula
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