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Series: Arithmetic Series 455

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About this Lesson

  • Type: Video Tutorial
  • Length: 67:51
  • Media: Flash video file
  • Use: Watch Online
  • Access Period: 90 Days
  • Posted: 08/05/2009

This lesson is part of the following series:

Sequences and Series (5 Lessons) (5 lessons, $19.80)

This 68 minute series lesson begins with the terminology of a series and will show you how to use the general sum formula to find the sum of an arithmetic series as well as how to:
- tell the difference between an arithmetic sequence and an arithmetic series
- find the first term
- find the common difference
- find the number of terms
- use the last term formula
- use a system of equations to solve problems

Sample question: A movie theatre has 40 rows of seats. Each row has three more seats than the previous row. If there are a total of 4140 seats in the theatre, how many seats are there in the first row?

This lesson contains explanations of the concepts and 15 example questions with step by step solutions plus 7 interactive review questions with solutions.

Lessons that will help you with the fundamentals of this lesson include:
- 105 Rules for Integers and Absolute Value (http://www.mindbites.com/lesson/5073)
- 110 Basic Algebra Part I (http://www.mindbites.com/lesson/5060)
- 135 Solving Linear Equations Part I (http://www.mindbites.com/lesson/5068)
- 205 Solving Systems of Linear Equations (http://www.mindbites.com/lesson/5083)
- 230 Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring (http://www.mindbites.com/lesson/5087)
- 450 Arithmetic Sequences (http://www.mindbites.com/lesson/5113)

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Recent Reviews

Jfilip_homepage
Good information
09/28/2009
~ jfilip

All the instruction in this lesson was great, no complaints. The instructor's voice is just so monotone that I have a hard time staying engaged through the entire lesson. Just a small complaint, other than that it is great.

Jfilip_homepage
Good information
09/28/2009
~ jfilip

All the instruction in this lesson was great, no complaints. The instructor's voice is just so monotone that I have a hard time staying engaged through the entire lesson. Just a small complaint, other than that it is great.

This is a 68 minute Arithmetic Series math help lesson
Use the general sum formula
Find the first term
The number of terms
Last term
Tell the difference between an arithmetic sequence and an arithmetic series
Find the sum of an arithmetic series
Find the first term, common ratio, last term, number of terms

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