A number pattern which increases (or decreases) by the same amount each time is called a linear sequence. The amount it increases or decreases by is known as the common difference.

What is the rule for the number pattern , , , , ?

Multiply by

Add

Square the previous term

What's the common difference in the sequence , , , , ?

What's the next number in the pattern , , , , ?

What's the common difference in the sequence , , , ?

What's the term in the sequence , , , , ?

The term in a sequence is . What's the term?

What's the term in the sequence , , , ?