Mitzi P.

asked • 02/20/14

6, 8, 10, 12, up tp 246. how long is the total length of all the rods?

A support rod is 6 feet long and every rod after is 2 feet longer than the previous (6, 8, 10, 12.......246) up to 246. What is the formula to find the total length of all the rod lengths added together.

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Jason S. answered • 02/20/14

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Arthur D.

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Hi Jason,
In the fourth line up from the bottom you have 2*2. It should be 2*6. The sequence started at 6.
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Jason S.

Thanks Arthur!  That's what happens when you are in a hurry and don't double-check.  I tell all my students to do that very thing...double-check your work.

Thanks so much.  Corrected above.
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Arthur D.

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You're welcome, Jason.
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Steve S. answered • 02/20/14

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