# How do you find the explicit formula for the following sequence 10,18,26,34,...?

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Mar 8, 2016

#### Answer:

{10 + #(n-1)8}, n = 1, 2, 3, 4, ... ,

#### Explanation:

The first is 10 followed by 10+ 8, 10 + 8 + 8, 10 + 8 + 8 + 8,... .

The numbers are in arithmetical progression, with common difference = 8. ..

The formula is {Initial value + #(n-1)(common difference)}, n = 1, 2, 3,...