# How do you find the first five terms of the sequence #a_1=3#, #a_(n+1)=2a_n-1#?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 6, 2016

#### Answer:

3,5, 9,17,33

#### Explanation:

So if

And

And the next term 2 x 17 - 1 = 33

The sequence increases by powers of 2!