# How do i find the tenth term if the first term is 12 and common difference is 3?

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Feb 4, 2018

#### Explanation:

#"for an "color(blue)"arithmetic sequence"#

#"the nth term is "#

#•color(white)(x)a_n=a+(n-1)d#

#"where a is the first term and d the common difference"#

#rArra_(10)=12+(9xx3)=12+27=39#

Feb 4, 2018

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So, the tenth term is 39 !:)