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Question id: 2. This question is similar to one that appeared in an IB Standard paper in 2010. The use of a calculator is allowed.
The first three and last terms of an arithmetic sequence are \(7,13,19,...,1357\)
(a) Find the common difference.
(b) Find the number of terms in the sequence.
(c) What is the sum of the sequence.
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