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The first term of an AP is equal to thrice the common difference. What is the sixth term of the AP,if the common difference is 8

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  1. a = 3d
    d = 8

    so, a=24 and the AP is

    24,32,40,...

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    posted by Steve
  2. from sir steve work
    remeber that 6th term is
    6th term=a+5d
    =24+5*8
    =64

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    posted by collins

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