# How do you find the arithmetic means for the sequence #-8, __, __, __, -24#?

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Nov 13, 2016

#### Explanation:

"Arithmetic means" means that a constant number is being added again and again to create a sequence.

Let "the number" = n

We know that

(The denominator of 4 comes from the 4 times a number has to be added)