# How do I find the indicated term of an arithmetic sequence?

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Oct 27, 2015

An arithmetic sequence $\left({x}_{n}\right)$ has a common 1st difference $d = {x}_{n + 1} - {x}_{n} \forall n \ge 1$.

In this case the general term is given by

${x}_{n} = {x}_{1} + \left(n - 1\right) d$