# SOLUTION: Is the following sequence arithemtic? if,so idenitfy the common difference of -16,-22,-29,-37

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Sequences-and-series Question 448008: Is the following sequence arithemtic? if,so idenitfy the common difference of -16,-22,-29,-37Answer by Edwin McCravy(8999)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!-16,-22,-29,-37 ```Let's find out if it's an arithmetic sequence: 2nd term - 1st term = (-22) - (-16) = -22+16 = -6 3rd term - 2nd term = (-29) - (-22) = -29+22 = -7 No, it's not because we didn't get the same thing for both of those subtractions. If it had been an arithmetic sequence those would have had to be the same common difference and also 4th term - 3rd term = (-37) - (-29) = -37+29 = -8 would have had to have been the same common difference. So this is not an arithmetic sequence. Edwin```