Given the first few terms in an arithmetic sequence, find the next term in the sequence.

Problem

What is the next term of the arithmetic sequence?
minus, 2, comma, minus, 4, comma, minus, 6, comma
  • Your answer should be
  • an integer, like 6
  • a simplified proper fraction, like 3, slash, 5
  • a simplified improper fraction, like 7, slash, 4
  • a mixed number, like 1, space, 3, slash, 4
  • an exact decimal, like 0, point, 75
  • a multiple of pi, like 12, space, p, i or 2, slash, 3, space, p, i