Multiple Choice
Identify the
letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

 1.  Select the correct term to complete the sentence.
“A pattern rule that uses a variable, such as n, to describe
term values in a sequence is usually called the nth term of the sequence or the _____
term.”
a.  algebraic  c.  general  b.  final  d.  last     

 2.  Write
an algebraic expression for the nth term of the sequence shown.
3, 6, 9, ...

 3.  Determine the number of counters in each figure.
Complete a table of values with the following column
headings: Term
Number  Term
Value
(number of counters)     
Create an algebraic expression for the general term of
the sequence.
Select the 25th term of the sequence.

 4.  Make
a table of values for the sequence 7, 13, 19, 25, ...
Write an
algebraic expression for the general term of the sequence.
Select the correct expression.
a.  6n  c.  6n +
1  b.  n +
6  d.  5n +
1     

 5.  Determine an algebraic expression for the nth term of the sequence 3, 7, 11, 15,
...
Select the correct expression.
a.  4n  c.  4n  1  b.  4n +
1  d.  4n 
2     

 6.  Write
an algebraic expression for the nth term of the sequence, where each term of the sequence represents
the number of counters in each figure.
Select the figure number of the H pattern you could
make using 39 counters.

 7.  Determine an algebraic expression for the nth term of the sequence 20, 60, 100, 140,
...
a.  40n 
20  c.  40n 
10  b.  40n  d.  20n 
20     

 8.  Find
the 50th term for the following sequence.
200, 205, 210,
...

 9.  For
the following sequence, determine which term has a value of 75.
12, 19, 26, 33, ...
a.  term 9  c.  term 8  b.  term
10  d.  term
11     

 10.  The
terms of a sequence increase by the same amount. The first term is 12 and the third term is
18. Write an algebraic expression for the general term.
a.  6n +
6  c.  3n +
8  b.  3n  d.  3n +
9     
