# CBSE Class 10 Answered

**If the numbers x-2, 4x-1 and 5x-2 are in AP, find the value of x**

Asked by mohammeduzaib786 | 27 May, 2021, 04:00: PM

Expert Answer

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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-1
→ 2x=-2
→ x=-1

Answered by Yasmeen Khan | 27 May, 2021, 11:52: PM

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