Please solve the sum.

Asked by sunil_0010 | 1st Jul, 2009, 10:41: PM

Expert Answer:

for this A.P.,

 a=first erm=7 yrs

d=common diff=3 months=1/4 yrs

let there be n students

So sum of their ages

=n/2[2a+(n-1)d]

=n/2[14+{(n-1)/4}]

=250(given)

so solving we get,

(n+80)(n-25)=0

so

n=25

 

Answered by  | 1st Jul, 2009, 11:01: PM

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