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# What is the nth term for the sequence 1, 4, 9, 16, 25?

Mar 8, 2016

#### Answer:

${n}^{2}$

#### Explanation:

By studying the sequence you can see that it is a sequence of squares - ${1}^{2} , {2}^{2} , {3}^{2} , {4}^{2} , {5}^{2} , \ldots$

so the $n$th term is ${n}^{2}$