# A man borrows Rs 840 and agrees to repay with a total interest of Rs 240 in 12  Installments , each installment being less than the preceding one by Rs 8. what should be the first investment and the last investment ?

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Arun Kumar IIT Delhi
askIITians Faculty 256 Points
8 years ago
Hello Student,

$\\840+240=1080 \\AP whose sum is 1080 common difference 8 \\ {12 (2a+11*8) \over 2}=1080 \\=>12(a+44)=1080 \\=>a+44=90 \\=>a=46$
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Arun Kumar
Btech, IIT Delhi
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