The nth term of a sequence is given by (-1)(^{n-2}) x 2(^{n+1}). Find the sum of the second and third terms.
- A.
-2 - B.
1 - C.
2 - D.
6 - E.
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Correct Answer: Option A
Explanation
when n = 2
(-1)(^{n-2}) 2(^{n+1}) = 2
When n = 3
(-1)(^{n-2}) 2(^{n+1}) = -4
Sum = 2 – 4 = -2