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Homework Statement
Two finite arithmetic sequences :
1, 8, 15, 22, ........ , 2003
2, 13, 24, 34, ....... , 2004
HOW MANY TERMS THEY HAVE IN COMMON ??
I don't want the answer !!
I want to know how to deal with this type of questions ?
First of all, you need to find some regularity through the terms already given. One way to proceed is to calculate the subsequent differences. For the first one:Homework Statement
Two finite arithmetic sequences :
1, 8, 15, 22, ........ , 2003
2, 13, 24, 34, ....... , 2004
HOW MANY TERMS THEY HAVE IN COMMON ??
I don't want the answer !!
I want to know how to deal with this type of questions ?
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