# Sum of Squared Terms

Pro Problems > Math > Algebra > Functions > Arithmetic Sequences## Sum of Squared Terms

The sum of the squares of the first two terms in an arithemetic sequence is 52. The common difference is 2. What are the possible values for the first term?

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