An Important question based on Arithmetic progression Chapter of R.S Aggarwal book for ICSE & CBSE Board.

Here the AP is given. You have to find the *n*th term from the end of the AP

This is the Question Number 24 Exercise 11 A of RS Aggarwal Solution.

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# Find the 6th term from the end of the AP 17, 14, 11, …, (-40).

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Given AP is 17, 14, 11, …,(-40)

a = 17, d = 14 – 17 = -3, l = -40

6th term from the end

= l – (n – 1)d

= -40 – (6 – 1) (-3)

= -40 – (5 x (-3))

= -40 + 15

= -25