Lesson: Applications of Arithmetic Sequences
In this lesson, we will learn how to solve real-world applications of arithmetic sequences, where we will find the common difference, nth term explicit formula, and order and value of a specific sequence term.
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Worksheet: 17 Questions • 1 Video
A man works in a grocery store. He stacks tuna cans in rows, where there are 39 cans in the first row, 37 in the second, 35 in the third, and so on. Find the row which has exactly 29.
The population of a city was of a million in 1999 and 16 million in 2016. If it can be described as an arithmetic sequence, find the population in 2019 to the nearest million given the population growth is constant.
A man works in a grocery store. He stacks tuna cans in rows, where there are 92 cans in the first row, 89 in the second, 86 in the third, and so on. Find the number of cans in the twelfth row.