# Example 3

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Find the ninth term in the sequence given by the formula an = 3

*n*+ 1, where*a*is the value of the term and_{n}*n*is the term number. Then, find and graph the first 5 terms in the sequence.1. Determine whether this is an explicit formula or a recursive formula.
2. Find the first 5 terms of the sequence.
3. Create ordered pairs from the sequence.
4. Plot the ordered pairs.
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