# How do you write the first five terms of the arithmetic sequence given #a_1=-2.6, d=-0.4#?

##### 2 Answers

Jul 21, 2017

#### Explanation:

We know that :

So :

Jul 21, 2017

#### Explanation:

#"to obtain the terms add the common difference d to"#

#"each preceding term"#

#a_1=-2.6#

#a_2=-2.6-0.4=-3.0#

#a_3=-2.2-0.4=-3.4#

#"and so on for remaining terms"#