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How to find the term to term rule and the position to term rule of a number sequence. Updated on September 12, 2012 Mark moreContact Author If you have a number sequence then the numbers in the sequence are called the terms. So if you are asked for the term to term rule then you are looking for a rule that takes you from the previous term in the sequence to the next term in the sequence. For example, if you have a number sequence that goes, 2,5,8,11,14 then the term to term rule is add on 3 (since its increasing by 3 each time). 1 is the next term in the sequence. Or if you have another sequence that goes 13,11,9,7,5 then the tem to term rule is take away 2 (since the sequence is decreasing by 2 each time). Finding the position to term rule for a number sequence is a little harder (also known as the nth term). 5 (since 5 is the 1st number in the sequence). 9 (since 9 is the 2nd number in the sequence). 13 (since 13 is the 3rd number in the sequence). 17 (since 17 is the 4th number in the sequence). 21 (since 21 is the 5th number in the sequence). 1 (where n is the position number). 1 (since 1 is the 1st number in the sequence). 8 (since 8 is the 2nd number in the sequence). 15 (since 15 is the 3rd number in the sequence). 22 (since 22 is the 4th number in the sequence). 29 (since 29 is the 5th number in the sequence). How to find the nth term of an increasing linear sequence. Math2015 GCSE Maths Foundation Exam.

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