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These are the Transum resources related to the statement: "Arithmetic sequences and series. Use of the formulae for the nth term and the sum of the first n terms of the sequence. Use of sigma notation for sums of arithmetic sequences".

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- Arithmetic Sequences An exercise on linear sequences including finding an expression for the nth term and the sum of n terms.
- Matchstick Patterns Create a formula to describe the nth term of a sequence by examining the structure of the diagrams.

Here are some exam-style questions on this statement:

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*(a) Find the \(n\)th term of the sequence 7, 13, 19, 25,...*" ... more - "
*The first three and last terms of an arithmetic sequence are \(7,13,19,...,1357\)*" ... more - "
*An arithmetic sequence is given by 6, 13, 20, …*" ... more - "
*In an arithmetic sequence, the fifth term is 44 and the ninth term is 80.*" ... more - "
*A Grecian amphitheatre was built in the form of a horseshoe and has 22 rows.*" ... more

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