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If the 2nd term of a GP is 8/9 and the 6th term is 4 ½…

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If the 2nd term of a GP is 8/9 and the 6th term is 4 ½  Find the common ratio.

A. 2/3

B. 3/2

C. 2

D. 3

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B

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The nth term of a GP is given by:

If the 2nd term of a GP is 8/9 and the 6th term is 4 ½ Find the common ratio

Now for the right answer to the above question:

  1. Option A is incorrect.
  2. Option B is correct.
  3. C is incorrect.
  4. D is not the correct answer.

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  • Some AP and GP problems can be reduced to simultaneous equations.

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