# quine

The 2nd and 5th term of a geometric progression are - 6 & 48 find the sum of the first four term respectively

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1. a+d = -6
a+4d = 48
so,
3d=54
d=18
so, a=-24
and the sequence is

-24 -6 12 30 48 ...

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2. I think this method is for a. P, not gp

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3. I think this method is for a. P, not gp
The correct one is
ar=-6
ar^4=48
r^3=-8
So r=-2
Sn=a(1-r^n)
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1-r
S4=3(1-(-2^4)
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1-(-2)
S4=3(1-16)
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1+2
S4=3(-15)
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3
S4=-15

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