The** nth **term is a formula with **'n'** in it that enables you to find **any** term of a sequence without having to go up from one term to the next.

**n** stands for the term number so to find the ** 10th** term, we would just substitute 10 in the formula in place of 'n'

In this activity, you will be asked to find the given term.

**Example 1**

Find the 6th term for n + 4 =

**n stands for the number of the term, so for the 6th term, n will be 6**

6 + 4 = 10

So the 6th term is **10**

**Example 2**

Find the 8th term for 2n - 4

**n stands for the number of the term, so for the 8th term, n will be 8**

*Remember to always do the calculation in brackets first, BIDMAS*

(2 x 8) - 4 = 12

16 - 4 = 12

The 8th term is** 12.**

In this activity, you will also be asked to write an expression using given numbers and letters.

**Example**

The **a**mount received by **6** children when a **p**rize is shared equally between them.

Use the bold blue type letters and numbers to help:

We would create the expression:

**a = p ÷ 6**

Now, over to you!