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Arithmetic progression

  1. Aug 4, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    the first two terms in an arithmetic progression are 5 and 9. The last term in the progression is the only term which is greater than 200. Find the sum of all the terms in the progression


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    3. The attempt at a solution
    I want to ask : what is the meaning of "The last term in the progression is the only term which is greater than 200" ?
     
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  3. Aug 4, 2010 #2

    thrill3rnit3

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    say there are 10 terms

    the first 9 are less than or equal or 200, the 10th one is greater than 200
     
  4. Aug 4, 2010 #3
    I get the meaning now. Thanks a bunch friend !
     
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