MY CART (5)

Use Coupon: CART20 and get 20% off on all online Study Material

ITEM
DETAILS
MRP
DISCOUNT
FINAL PRICE
Total Price: R

There are no items in this cart.
Continue Shopping
Menu
Get instant 20% OFF on Online Material.
coupon code: MOB20 | View Course list

Get extra R 800 off
USE CODE: Renew1

Arithmetic-Geometric Progression

Suppose a1, a2, a3, …. is an A.P. and b1, b2, b3, …… is a G.P. Then the sequence a1b1, a2b2, …, anbn is said to be an arithmetic-geometric progression. An arithmetic-geometric progression is of the form ab, (a+d)br, (a + 2d)br2, (a + 3d)br3, ……

Its sum Sn to n terms is given by

Sn = ab + (a+d)br + (a+2d)br2 +……+ (a+(n–2)d)brn–2 + (a+(n–1)d)brn–1.

Multiply both sides by r, so that

rSn = abr+(a+d)br2+…+(a+(n–3)d)brn–2+(a+(n–2)d)brn–1+(a+(n–1)d)brn.

Subtracting we get

(1 – r)Sn = ab + dbr + dbr2 +…+ dbrn–2 + dbrn–1 – (a+(n–1)d)brn.

        = ab + dbr(1–rn–1)/(1–r) (a+(n–1)d)brn

        ⇒ Sn = ab/1–r + dbr(1–rn–1)/(1–r)2 – (a+(n–1)d)brn/1–r.

If –1 < r < 1, the sum of the infinite number of terms of the progression is

        limn→∞ Sn = ab/1–r + dbr/(1–r)2.


To read more, Buy study materials of Sequences and Series comprising study notes, revision notes, video lectures, previous year solved questions etc. Also browse for more study materials on Mathematics here.

  • Complete JEE Main/Advanced Course and Test Series
  • OFFERED PRICE: R 15,000
  • View Details
Get extra R 3,000 off
USE CODE: MOB20