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Every year a man is paid Rs 500more than the previous year. If he receives Rs 17800 over four years, what was he paid on the first year

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    Let X = first year payment
    X + (X+500) + (X+2*500) + (X+3*500) = 17800
    4X + 3000 = 17800
    4X = 14800
    X = 3700

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    is there easier way to do for 10 years

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