# Past Papers’ Solutions | Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) | AS & A level | Mathematics 9709 | Pure Mathematics 1 (P1-9709/01) | Year 2009 | Oct-Nov | (P1-9709/12) | Q#3

Hits: 780 Question A progression has a second term of 96 and a fourth term of 54. Find the first term of the progression in each of the following cases: i. the progression is arithmetic, ii. the progression is geometric with a positive common ratio. Solution i. From the given information, we can compile following data for Arithmetic Progression (A.P); […]