# Past Papers’ Solutions | Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) | AS & A level | Mathematics 9709 | Pure Mathematics 1 (P1-9709/01) | Year 2017 | Oct-Nov | (P1-9709/13) | Q#1

Hits: 1509 Question An arithmetic progression has first term −12 and common difference 6. The sum of the first n terms exceeds 3000. Calculate the least possible value of n. Solution We can compile following data from the given information for Arithmetic Progression (A.P) ; Expression for the sum of number of terms in the Arithmetic Progression (A.P) is: […]