Nth Term of a Linear Sequence

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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.

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. In this class, students will gain a better understanding of what the nth term is and will be guided through how to find it in an increasing sequence. Students will also get the opportunity to apply finidng the nth term to a decreasing sequence. This class is aimed at students in Years 8 - 11 and is a great revision tool!

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Suitable for:

This class is suitable for advanced students in Years 8-9 and intermediate students in Years 10-11. 

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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