# What is the 30th term of the arithmetic series 2, 5, 8, … ?

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Nov 14, 2015

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

One way to tackle this would be to count up all the way to the 30th term.

The more elegant way would be to create a linear equation, where

We can see that the arithmetic sequence rises by

With this, we can plug in