# An arithmetic sequence is given by 5, 8, 11,... How do you find the value of d?

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Jul 18, 2018

#### Explanation:

The nth term of an arithmetic sequence is given by:

Where

We have:

looking at the second element, we have:

Jul 18, 2018

#### Explanation:

In an arithmetic sequence,

To get from

To get from

In an arithmetic sequence, we always add or subtract the same amount. We see that to get to the next term, we add

This is our

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