if the numbers X-2, 4x-1 and 5x+2 are in ap find the value of x. plz explin step wise.

Asked by Rutuja Mehta | 18th Jan, 2014, 07:24: PM

Expert Answer:

Since, the terms are in AP so the difference between second and first; third and second terms should be same.
Therefore, (4x-1)-(x-2)=(5x+2)-(4x-1)
4x-1-x+2=5x+2-4x+1
3x+1=x+3
2x=2
x=1

Answered by  | 18th Jan, 2014, 11:42: PM

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