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Which of the Following Are in Arithmetic Progression 1/2, 1/3 , 1/4 , 1/5 - Mathematics

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Which of the following are in arithmetic progression

`1/2, 1/3 , 1/4 , 1/5`

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Solution

`1/2, 1/3 , 1/4 , 1/5`

`d_1 = 1/3 - 1/2 = (2 - 3)/6 = -1/6`

`d_2 = 1/4 - 1/3 = (3 - 4)/12 = -1/12`

Since `d_1 != d_2`, the given sequence is not in arithematic progression

Concept: Arithmetic Progression - Finding Their General Term
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Selina Concise Maths Class 10 ICSE
Chapter 10 Arithmetic Progression
Exercise 10 (A) | Q 1.4 | Page 137
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