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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 - CBSE Class 10 - Mathematics

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Question

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

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.

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 NCERT Solution for Mathematics Textbook for Class 10 (2019 to Current)
Chapter 5: Arithmetic Progressions
Ex. 5.10 | Q: 1.1 | Page no. 99
Solution 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 Concept: Arithmetic Progression.
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