# How do you find the common difference and the three terms in the sequence given -25, -35, -45, -55,...?

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Apr 7, 2017

#### Explanation:

The common difference is the difference between any two consecutive terms in an arithmetic sequence.

You can find it by subtracting any term from the next term.

FOr example:

This agrees with what we can see that the terms are getting smaller, with a difference of 10 every time.

It is not clear which three terms are being asked for.