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posted by Anonymous .
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

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