# What is the nth term of the geometric sequence 2,10,50,250?

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Feb 15, 2016

#### Answer:

Use the **explicit** formula for a geometric sequence:

#### Explanation:

First, find the **common ratio**

Now, insert the values from the problem into the **explicit formula** ...

So, for example if you want to know the 11th term ...

Hope that helped!