# If #a_n=1-5n#, what is #a_10#?

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Dec 19, 2016

#### Explanation:

This is a formula for the nth term of an arithmetic sequence. By the notation

#a_10 = 1 - 5(10)#

#a_10 = 1 - 50#

#a_10 = -49#

Hopefully this helps!