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The first and the last terms of an AP are 17 and 350 respectively. If the common difference is 9, how many terms are there and what is their sum?

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Solution:

Given that,

a = 17

l = 350

d = 9

Let there be n terms in the A.P.

l = a + (n − 1) d

350 = 17 + (n − 1)9

333 = (n − 1)9

(n − 1) = 37

n = 38

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Thus, this A.P. contains 38 terms and the sum of the terms of this A.P. is 6973.

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