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Arithmetic sequences calculator

This online tool can help you to find $n^{th}$ term and the sum of the first $n$ terms of an arithmetic progression. Also, this calculator can be used to solve much more complicated problems. For example, the calculator can find the common difference ($d$) if $a_5 = 19 $ and $S_7 = 105$. The biggest advantage of this calculator is that it will generate all the work with detailed explanation.

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Arithmetic Sequences Calculator
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 - / . del
an ( the the n-th term )
Sn ( the sum of the first n terms )
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Arithmetic Sequences Calculator
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 - / . del
Show me the solution without steps
Arithmetic Sequences Calculator
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 - / . del
Show me the solution without steps
example 1:
The first term of an arithmetic sequence is equal to $\frac{5}{2}$ and the common difference is equal to 2. Find the value of the 20th term.
example 2:
An arithmetic sequence has a common difference equal to $7$ and its 8th term is equal to $43$. Find its first term.
example 3:
Determine the first term and difference of an arithmetic progression if $a_3 = 12$ and the sum of first 6 terms is equal 42$.
example 4:
The first term of an arithmetic progression is $-12$, and the common difference is $3$ determine how many terms must be added together to give a sum of $1104$.

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Definition:

Arithmetic sequence is a list of numbers where each number is equal to the previous number, plus a constant. The constant is called the common difference ($d$).

Formulas:

The formula for finding $n^{th}$ term of an arithmetic progression is $\color{blue}{a_n = a_1 + (n-1) d}$, where $\color{blue}{a_1}$ is the first term and $\color{blue}{d}$ is the common difference.

The formulas for the sum of first $n$ numbers are $\color{blue}{S_n = \frac{n}{2} \left( 2a_1 + (n-1)d \right)}$ and $\color{blue}{S_n = \frac{n}{2} \left(a_1 + a_n \right)}$.

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