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In which of the following situations, does the list of numbers involved make as arithmetic progression and why? The taxi fare after each km when the fare is Rs 15 for the first km and Rs 8 for each additional km - Mathematics

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In which of the following situations, does the list of numbers involved make as arithmetic progression and why?

The taxi fare after each km when the fare is Rs 15 for the first km and Rs 8 for each additional km

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Solution

It can be observed that

Taxi fare for 1st km = 15

Taxi fare for first 2 km = 15 + 8 = 23

Taxi fare for first 3 km = 23 + 8 = 31

Taxi fare for first 4 km = 31 + 8 = 39

Clearly 15, 23, 31, 39 … forms an A.P. because every term is 8 more than the preceding term.

Concept: Arithmetic Progression
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NCERT Class 10 Maths
Chapter 5 Arithmetic Progressions
Exercise 5.1 | Q 1.1 | Page 99
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