Nth term of a linear sequence

Curriculum support20 mins£3

Key takeaways
To understand what is meant by the nth term.
To be able to find the nth term of an increasing sequence.
To apply this to finding the nth term of a decreasing sequence.  
Shahriyar HajghassemHost: Shahriyar is a Maths Teacher at a School in Northwest London, teaching years 7 to 11. He graduated from the University of Warwick in 2013 and set off to China for two years teaching IGCSE and A-Level Economics.

In this class students will learn how to find any term in a linear sequence, through deriving the nth term expression of the linear sequence. The 'nth' term is a formula with 'n' in it which enables students to find any term of a sequence without having to count up or down from one term to the next .Student will look at both visual and number patterns which will help cement a deeper understanding of linear sequences. 

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Suitable for:

Suitable for advanced students in Years 8-9 and intermediate students in Years 10-11.  This is an important topic in Maths, and hence revision of this class is warranted.  

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
What to expect:

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