# ARTHIMETIC PROGRESSION

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1
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1
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(
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term-
Q) If .
th
" q
th
+n/ r
th
terms of A)P) +re +" 0 c res.ecti,e12" then sho3 th+t
I) + 4q5r)604r5.)6c4.5q)7! II)4+50)r6405c).64c5+)q7!
Q() In the +rthimetic .ro*ression "8"&))))))u.to 8! terms" +n/ ("8"'"#)))))u.to 9!
terms" fin/ ho3 m+n2 terms +re i/entic+1)
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1"
+
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+
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+
n
+re in A)P")3here +
i
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for +11 i" sho3 th+t

Q8 ) If +
1"
+

"+
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n
0e +n A)P of non5 ;ero terms" .ro,e th+t
Q9 ) If the fourth .o3er of the common /ifference of +n A)P 3ith inte*er entries is
+//e/ to the .ro/uct of +n2 four consecuti,e terms of it )Pro,e th+t the resu1tin* sum
is the squ+re of +n inte*er)
Q') If the sum of n terms of +n A)P is (n

68n +n/ its mth term is 19%" fin/ the ,+1ue
of m
Q&) <in/ the sum of the first % terms of the A)P +
1
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+
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1
6
+
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Q#) The sum of the first ." q"r terms of +n A)P +re + "0"c res.ecti,e12 )Sho3 th+t
+\$. 4q5r) 6 0\$q 4r5.) 6 c\$r 4.5q) 7 !
Q1!) The sum of n "n" (n term of +n A)P) +re S
1 "
S
"
S
(
res.ecti,e12 )Pro,e th+t S
(
7
( 4S

5S
1
)
Q11) The .th term of +n A)P) is + +n/ qth term is 0 )Pro,e th+t the sum of its 4.6q)
terms is .6q)
Q1) The sum of the n terms of t3o A)Ps +re in the r+tio 4(n6&)> 4'n618)) <in/ the
r+tio of their 1
th
terms )
Q1() The interoir +n*1es of + .1o2*on +re in A)P the sm+11est +n*1es is 1!
!
+n/ the
common /ifference is 8
!
) <in/ the num0er of si/es of the .o12*on)
Q1%) The first " secon/ +n/ the 1+st terms of +n A)P +re + " 0" c) Pro,e th+t the sum
is
Q18) ?et Sn /enote the sum of first n terms of +n A)P) if Sn 7(Sn" then .ro,e th+t
S(n\$Sn79
Q19) If +" 0" c" +re in A)P .ro,e th+t
Q1') If +re in AP
sho3 th+t
Q1&)<or 3h+t ,+1ue of n is the A)M of + +n/
0
Q1#) @et3een 1 +n/ (1 +re inserte/ m +rithem+tic me+n so th+t the r+tio of ' >m5
178>#) <in/ m
Q!) T3o c+rs st+rt to*ether in the s+me /irection +n/ .1+ce )The first *oes 3ith
uniform s.ee/ of 1!=m\$hr) The secon/ *oes +t the s.ee/ of &=m\$hr in the first hr +n/
incre+ses the s.ee/ 02 A =m e+ch sucee/in* hr )Ho3 much time 3i11 the secon/ c+r
t+=e to o,ert+=e the first c+r)
Q1) 18! 3or=ers +re en*+*e/ to finish + 3or= in + fiBe/ time 0ut % 3or=ers /ro. the
3or= the secon/ /+2 four more on the thir/ /+2 +n/ so on) It t+=es &more /+2s to
finish the 3or= )<in/ the tot+1 num0er of /+2s)
Q) A m+n is em.1o2e/ to count ru.ees 1!'1!)He counts +t the r+te of Rs 1&! .er
min for h+1f +n hr) After this he counts +t the r+te of Rs ( 1ess e,er2 minute th+n the
.recee/in* minute ) <in/ the tot+1 time t+=en)
Q() A f+rmer 0u2s + tr+ctor for Rs 1!!! he .+2s Rs 9!!! c+sh +n/ +*rees to .+2
the 0+1+nce in +n +nnu+1 inst+1ments of Rs 8!! .1us 1C interest on the un.+i/
+mount) <in/ the tot+1 +mount t+=en)
Q%) A .iece of equi.ment cost Rs 9!!!!! if it /e.reci+te in ,+1ue 18C " 1()8C"1C
+n/ so on 3h+t 3i11 0e its ,+1ue +t the en/ of 1!2e+rs +11 the C +..12in* to the
ori*in+1 cost)
Q8) ?et Sn /enote the sum of n terms of A)P 3ith the first term + if / is *i,en 02
then =7
4 1 D D ( D none )
Q9) the first +n/ 1+st term of +n A)P +re + +n/ 1 )If S is the sum of +11 the terms +n/
/ is *i,en 02 then =7
4 SD S D(S Dnone)