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Submitted By Amit Sir 2012

Arithmetic progression
Q.1. Find the roots: has real

Q.2. Determine the values of p for which the quadratic equation: roots.

Q.3. A shopkeeper buys a number of bananas for Rs. 600. If he had bought 10 dozen more bananas for the same amount, each dozen would have cost him Rs. 2 less. Find the number of bananas bought by him. Q.4. If the roots of the equation either are equal, prove that

Q.5. Find three consecutive positive integers whose product is equal to sixteen times their sum. Q.6. A fraction becomes 6/5 if 1 is added to each of the numerator and the denominator. However, if we subtract 5 from each, the fraction becomes 3/2. Find the fraction. Q.7. For what value of k, the system of equations: consistent? Q.8. Solve graphically: Q.9. If a1, a2, a3, a4, a5, are the n terms of an A.P. Derive the formula for its nth term. Q.10. If a1, a2, a3, a4, a4, are the n terms of an A.P. Derive the formula for the sum of its n terms. Q.11. If nth term of an A.P. is given by an = 5n 3. Find the sum of its 50 terms. Q.12. Sum of n terms of a sequence is given by Sn = 2n2 2n. If it is an A.P. then find its 20th term. Q.13. Find the sum of the following series: 10 + 14 + 18 + 22 + 104 Q.14. If the sum of first 13 terms of an A.P. is 91 and sum of its first 30 terms is 465. Find the sum of its 50 terms. Q.15. The sum of three numbers which are in A.P. is 9 and sum of their squares is 35. Find the numbers. Q.16. Divide 32 into 4 parts such that they are in AP and the ratio of the product of first term and fourth terms = product of second and third terms is equal to 7/15. Q.17. If the pth, qth, rth terms of an AP are a,b,c then prove a(q r) + b(r-p) = c (q p) Q.18. If pth term of an A.P be 1/q and the qth term be 1/p, find the pqth terms of series. Q.19. the sum of n terms of an A.P. is given by Sn = 5n2 + 3n, find the nth term of A.P. is

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Q.20. How many terms of the A.P. -6, -11/2, -5 are needed to give the sum -25? Explain the double answer. Q.21. Find the 30th and 60th terms of the following sequence: (1) 13, 18, 23, 28, 33 Q.22. Find the sum of the following series: (1.) 3+8+13+18+23 .248 (2.) -10, -15, -20, -25,.-105 Q.23. The sum of three numbers which are in A.P. is 9 and sum of their squares is 35. Find the numbers. Q.24. nth term of a sequence is given by the formula an = 10-3n, find the sum of its 20 terms. Q.25. The 8th term of an A.P. is 32 and its 12th term is 52. Find the A.P. Q.26. 500 logs are stacked in a way such that 32 logs in the bottom row, 31 in the next row, 30 in the row next to it and so on. In how many rows are the 500 logs placed and how many logs are in the top row? Q.27. Determine k so that k + 2, 4k - 6 and 3k - 2 are three consecutive terms of an AP. Q.28. Find three numbers in an A.P. whose sum is 15 and product 80 Q.29. The first, second and the last terms of an AP are p, q and 2p respectively. Show that its sum is [3pq]/[2(q-p)]. Q.30. A circle is completely divided into n sectors in such a way that the angles of the sectors are in arithmetic progression. If the smallest-of these angles is 8 and the largest 72, calculate n and the angle in the fourth sector. Q. 31. Which term of AP: 3, 10, 17 ... will be 84 more than its 13th term? Q. 32. If 9th term of an AP is zero, prove that 29th term is double the 19th term. Q. 33. Find a, b such that 27, a, b - 6 are in A.P Q. 34. For what value of n, the nth terms of the sequences 3, 10, 17,... and 63, 65, 67,... are equal. Q. 35. If m times the mth term of an AP is equal to n times its nth term show that the (m + n)th Term of the AP is zero. Q. 36. Find the sum of all odd integers between 78 and 500 which are divisible by 7. Q. 37. Find n, if the given value of x is nth term of A.P. 17, 22, 27, 32, ...; x = 267 Q. 38. Find the sum of all the odd numbers between 100 and 200 Q. 39. If 10 times the 10th term of an AP is equal to 15 times its 15th term, show that its 25th term is zero. Amity classes Page 2 (2.) -10, -7, -4, -1..

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Q. 40. Find the sum of 2+4+6+. . +202. Q. 41. How many terms are there in the A.P -1,-5/6,-2/3,-1/2.10/3? Also find its general term? Q. 42. 3 times the tenth term is equal to 5 times the twentieth term. Find twentieth term. Q. 43. The 5th term of an AP is 24 and its 15th term is 74. Find the sum of its first 10 terms. Q. 44. If the first term and last term of an AP are that the common difference of the AP is equal to and respectively and its sum is S, prove

Q. 45. If the difference between the 21st and 10th terms of an AP is 55, find the difference between the 45thand 40th terms. Q. 46. Find three numbers in an A.P. whose sum is 15 and product 80 Q. 47. Write sequence with nth term 5+2n. Find sum of first 20 terms. Q. 48. Find sum of all natural numbers between 1 and 98 which are multiples of 6. Q. 49. How many terms of the series must be added to get sum 55,15, 13, 11, 9, Q. 50. Sum of terms of A.P. is 36 and product is 1296. Find A.P.

Syllabus Of NTSE Maths


1.Number System 9.Circles 2.Polynomials 10. Areas related to circles 3. Pair of linear equations in two variables 11. Surface areas & Volumes 4. Quadratic equations 12. Statistics 5. Arithmetic Progressions 13. Probability 6. Trigonometry 14. Commercial mathematics 7.Co-ordinate geometry 15. Logarithm 8.Triangles Important questions for NTSE and RMO
Ques. Five points on a circle are numbered 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 in clockwise order. A frog jumps in the clockwise order from one number to another as follows: (a) if it is at odd number it moves one place. (b) if it is at even number it moves two places. If the frog is initially at 5, where it will be after 2010 jumps? [RMO-2010 Chandigarh] Ques. A number of bacteria are placed in a glass. One second later each bacterium divides in two, the next second each of the resulting bacteria divides in two again, etc. After one minute the glass is full. When was the glass half full?

Ques. Find the remainder when 44444444 is divided by 9.

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