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(ix) Given a = 3 , n = 8 ,S n = 192 find d

Solution:

S n = (n/2) [2a + (n - 1) d]

192 = (8/2) [2 (3) + (8 - 1) d]

192 = 4 [6 + 7 d]

192/4 = [6 + 7 d]

48 - 6 = 7 d

42/7 = d

d = 6

(x) Given l = 28 , S = 144 , and there are total 9 terms. Find a

Solution:

S n = (n/2) [a + l]

n = 9

144 = (9/2) [ a + 28]

(144 x 2)/9 = a + 28

32 =a + 28

a = 32 - 28

a = 4

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(4) How many terms of the AP 9,17,25,.......... must be taken to give a sum of 636?

Solution:

a n = a + (n - 1) d

S n = 636

S n = (n/2) [2a + (n - 1) d]

a = 7 d = 17 - 9 Sn = 636

= 8

636 = (n/2)[2(9) + (n-1) 8]

(636 x 2) = n[18 + 8 n - 8]

(636 x 2) = n[10 + 8 n]

636 = n[5 + 4n]

636 = 5n + 4 n²

4 n² + 5 n - 636 = 0

(4n + 53)(n - 12) = 0

n = -53/4 n = 12

Therefore 12 terms are need to give a sum of 636.

(5) The first term of an AP is 5, the last term is 45 and the sum is 400. Find the number of terms and common difference.

Solution:

a = 5 l = 45 Sn = 400

S n = (n/2)[a + l]

400 = (n/2)[5 + 45]

400 = (n/2)[50]

400 = n(25)

400/25 = n

n = 16

Sn = (n/2)[2 a + (n- 1) d]

400 = (16/2) [2(5) + (16-1)d]

400 = 8 [10 + 15 d]

400/8 = 10 + 15 d

50 = 10 + 15 d

50 - 10 = 15 d

40 = 15 d

40/15 = d

d = 8/3

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