# In an arithmetic sequence, the sum of the 4th and 9th term is 89. The sum of the 2nd and 6th term is 54. What is the 3rd term?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 27, 2015

The third term is

#### Explanation:

For an arithmetic sequence with an initial value of

Sum of

Simplified as

[1]

Sum of

Simplified as

[2]

Subtracting [2] from [1]

[3]

Substituting

[5]