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    What is the fifth term of the series an = n + an-1' if a0 = -3.

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    a(n) = n + a(n-1)
    => a(n) = n + (n-1) + a(n-2)
    so on. Hence,
    => a(n) = n + (n-1) + (n-2) + ...

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    The fifth term of a series is found.

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