, , , , ,

This is an arithmetic sequence since there is a common difference between each term. In this case, adding to the previous term in the sequence gives the next term. In other words, .

Arithmetic Sequence:

This is the formula of an arithmetic sequence.

Substitute in the values of and .

Apply the distributive property.

Combine and .

Multiply .

Combine and .

Multiply by .

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .

Combine and .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Multiply by .

Subtract from .

Identify the Sequence 2 , 10/3 , 14/3 , 6 , 22/3 , 26/3