Mathematics
posted by Elom Charles on .
The second term of a G.P is 12 more than the first term,given that the common ratio is half of the first term.find the fourt term of the G.P.

ar = a+12
r = a/2
a^2/2 = a+12
a^2  2a  24 = 0
(a6)(a+4)
so, a=6, r=3
or, a=4, r=2
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