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Arithmetic Sequences and Series - Section 2: Sums of Finite Arithmetic Series – Deriving a Formula

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*Arithmetic Sequences and Series*

Arithmetic Sequences and Series

# Arithmetic Sequences and Series

Unit 3: Sequences and Series

Lesson 2 of 15

Lesson 2 of 15

## Objective: Students will be able to make use of structure on their way to deriving a formula for the sum of an arithmetic series. They will also gain more experience in finding the nth term of a sequence/series.

Standards:

Subject(s):

Math, Number Sense and Operations, Algebra, Patterns (Algebra), Algebra II, master teacher project, 11th Grade

*40 minutes*

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#### Exit Slip and Homework

*10 min*

Exit Slip Question: (to be completed on own)

A student saves $3 dollars on August 1, $5 on August 2, $7 on August 3, and so on. How much will she save in August?

Allow the students an extra day to complete the homework assignment. The second day should have helped to clear up any questions that they have.

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- LESSON 2: Arithmetic Sequences and Series
- LESSON 3: Geometric Sequences and Series
- LESSON 4: Sequences and Series Battleship!
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