Posted by Watermelon on Thursday, November 24, 2011 at 3:48am.
The sixth term of an Arithmetic Progression is 23 and the sum of the six terms is 78. Find the first term and the common difference.
- AP calculus - Steve, Thursday, November 24, 2011 at 5:44am
a+5d = 23
6/2 * [a + (a+5d)] = 78
a + 5d = 23
6a + 15d = 78
sequence: 3 7 11 15 19 23
- AP calculus - Watermelon, Thursday, November 24, 2011 at 7:03am
Given an arithmetic progression -7,-3,1,..., state three consecutive terms in this progression which sum up to 75.
- AP calculus - Steve, Thursday, November 24, 2011 at 7:03pm
The kth term is a+(k-1)d
so you want
3a + (k-1 + k + k+1)d = 75
3(-7) + 3k(4) = 75
12k = 96
So, the 8th,9th,10th terms are
21,25,29 add up to 75
- AP calculus - NCaxUXvPLp, Monday, December 12, 2011 at 4:34am
I can already tell that's gonna be super hlepufl.
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