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# ASSIGNMENT 1/ SEQUENCES / MAT 112

## 1. Given the progression

i. ii. 2. 1 1 1 , , ,...32; Find 8 4 2

The sum of the first 6 terms. The number of the terms in the above progression.

Given the sequence 486, 162, 54, 18, Find i. ii. The 11th term The sum of the first 9 term in the sequence.

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The fourth and seventh term of arithmetic progression are 35 and 47 respectively. Find the common difference and the first term. i. ii. How many terms of a sequence 9,12,15, are needed to make the sum 306? If ( x + 9), ( x 6) and 4 are the first three terms of a geometric progression, find x.

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Find the sum of the first 10 terms of the geometric progression: -9, -6, -4, In an arithmetic sequence, the sum of the first ten terms is 125 and the third term is 5, find the first term and the common difference. The sum of the first and the third term of a geometric progression is the third and the fifth term is
the common ratio is positive.

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117 . Find the common ratio and the first term given that 8

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The fourth term exceeds the third term in a geometric progression by 54, and the sum of the second and the third term is 36. Find the common ratio if it is positive. How many terms of the progression 50, 46, 42, must be taken for the sum to be equal to 0? The second term of a geometric progression is larger than the first term by than the third term by 9 . Find the first three terms of the progression. 16 5 , find its 4 3 but smaller 8

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If the second term of a geometric progression is 5 and its fourth term is seventh term if all the terms in the progression are positive.

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If p + 3, p + 8, p + 18 are third, fourth and fifth term respectively of a geometric progression. Find p

## ASSIGNMENT 1/ SEQUENCES / MAT 112

13. The first term of an arithmetic progression is 9 and the last term is 279. The sum of the progression is 2304. Find the common difference of the progression. For the following sequence : 8, 4, 2, find i. ii. 15. i. ii. 16. 17. The 10th term The sum of the first 12 terms The sum of the first 15 terms of an arithmetic sequence is 600 and the common difference is 5. Find the fourth term. 1 1 Given the sequence 3, 1, , , Find the sum of the first 10 terms. 3 9

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Given a sequence : 2, 4, 8, ..., 2048. Find the number of terms in this sequence. The second term and the sixth term of an arithmetic sequence are 85 and 105, respectively. Find the common difference and the first term. The first term of an arithmetic sequence is 5 and its last term is 40. If the common difference is 1/4, find the number of terms in the sequence. In a geometric sequence, the 7th term exceeds the 5th term by 48. Find the first term if the common ratio is 2. In a drawing contest, all 16 participants will be given cash prizes as follows: RM725 for the first winner, RM695 for the second winner, RM665 for the third winner, and so on. Calculate the total amount of money awarded to all the participants. In an arithmetic sequence, the sum of the first ten terms is 125 and the third term is 5. Find (a) the first term and the common difference (b) the sum of the first 15 terms. An electrical appliances shop owner estimates that his sales will increase by 5% every month. The sales for the first month were RM30,000. Find (a) the sales for the 10th month (b) the total sales for the first year. Given the sequence : 10, 8, 6 , , -24. Calculate (a) the number of terms in the sequence (b) the sum of the sequence. Given the first three terms of Geometric Sequence: 2b+2, b+4, b, where each of the term is positive, find: (a) the value of b. (b) the first term and common ratio.

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