# How do you write an explicit formula for the general term of the sequence [-4,2,8,14,...]?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 17, 2015

The explicit formula for the sequence is

#### Explanation:

This looks like an arithmetic sequence, so we start by finding the common difference

Your sequence is

For

For

For

So

The general formula for an arithmetic sequence is

So, for your sequence, the general formula is