# How do you find the 11th term of the arithmetic sequence: -3, -5, -7, -9, ...?

Feb 1, 2016

$- 25$

#### Explanation:

Using formula for nth term,

${a}_{11} = a + 10 d$.

Here$a$ is $- 3$ and $d$ is $- 2$, hence

${a}_{11} = - 3 + 10 \left(- 2\right) = - 25$