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The sum of the first 10 terms of an arithmetic sequence is 530. What is the first term if the last term is 80? What is the common difference?

Correct answer:

a1 =  26
d =  6

Step-by-step explanation:

s10=530 a10=80 n=10  s10 = n 2a1+a10  a1=n2 s10a10=102 53080=26
a10= a1+9d  d=9a10a1=98026=6

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