Quadratic SequencesDeduce expressions to calculate the nth term of quadratic sequences. 
This is level 2; Quadratic sequences of the form an^{2} + c. You can earn a trophy if you get at least 4 questions correct.
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Level 1  Quadratic sequences of the form n^{2} + c
Level 2  Quadratic sequences of the form an^{2} + c
Level 3  Quadratic sequences of the form an^{2} + bn + c
Exam Style questions are in the style of GCSE exam paper questions and worked solutions are available for Transum subscribers.
Handshakes  Try this lesson Starter which can generate a quadratic number sequence.
This video explains how to find the nth term of a quadratic sequence and is from Mr Hegarty.
A shorter, concise method is shown here.
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