# Finite Sequence: Definition & Examples

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### For the following arithmetic finite sequence, find the common difference: -8, -1, 6, 13, 20

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### 2. Find a(6) in the following finite sequence: 2/7, 4/7, 6/7, 8/7, 10/7, a(6)

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You will practice working with finite sequences through questions that ask you to calculate a number in the sequence or determine the pattern in a sequence.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will test your knowledge of the following through practice problems:

• The common difference in a sequence
• The common ratio in a sequence
• How to find a number in the sequence
• A general rule for a finite sequence

## Skills Practiced

• Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related finite sequences lesson
• Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding how to find the common differences in a sequence and interpret it correctly
• Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve multiple finite sequences problems

Use the lesson entitled Finite Sequence: Definition & Examples to get more detailed information. Objectives this lesson will cover include:

• Define what a sequence is in mathematics
• Understand what makes a finite sequence
• Appreciate the non-arbitrary nature of finite sequences
• Describe how finite sequences can be written
• Identify the purpose of an ellipsis in a sequence
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