# Geometric Progression Concise Solutions Chapter-11 ICSE Maths

## Selina Solutions Chapter-11 Geometric Progression

**Geometric Progression Concise Solutions** Chapter-11 for ICSE Maths Class 10th . Solutions of Exercise – 11 (A), Exercise –11 (B), Exercise – 11(C), Exercise –11 (D), and Additional Questions for** Concise **Selina Maths of ICSE Board Class 10th. **Concise Solutions Geometric Progression **Chapter – 11for ICSE Maths Class 10 is available here. Therefore All **Solutions **of **Concise** Selina of Chapter 11 **Geometric Progression** has been solved according instruction given by council. This is the **Solutions **of Chapter-11 **Geometric Progression **for ICSE Class 10th. ICSE Maths text book of **Concise** is In series of famous ICSE writer in maths. **Concise** is most famous among students.

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**Exercise-11(A),Geometric Progression Concise Solutions **

**Question 1.**

**Find, which of the following sequence form a G.P. :**

**(i) 8, 24, 72, 216, ……**

**(ii) ,,,**

**(iii) 9, 12, 16, 24,…..**

**Answer 1**

(i) 8, 24, 72, 216,……

Here, a = 8

**Question 2**

**Find the 9th term of the series :**

**1, 4, 16, 64,…….**

**Answer 2**

In G.P. 1, 4, 16, 64,….

Here first term (a) = 1

and common ratio (r) = = 4,

T_{9} = ar^{n – 1} = 1 x 4^{9 – 1} = 1 x 4^{8} = 4^{8}

= 4 x 4 x 4 x 4 x 4 x 4 x 4 x 4

= 65536

**Question 3**

**Find the seventh term of the G.P. :**

**1 , √3, 3, 3√3…….**

**Answer 3**

G.P. is 1 , √3, 3, 3√3

Here first term (a) = 1

**Question 4**

**Find the 8th term of the sequence :**

**,,3……**

**Answer 4**

G.P. = ,,3…….

= ,,3…….

**Question 5**

**Find the 10th term of the G.P. :**

**12, 4, ,……**

**Answer 5 **

G.P. = 12, 4, ,……..

= 12, 4, ,…..

**Question 6**

**Find the nth term of the series :**

**1, 2, 4, 8 …….**

**Answer 6**

1, 2, 4, 8,……

Here, a = 1,r = = 2

**Question 7**

**Find the next three terms of the sequence :**

**√5, 5, 5√5…..**

**Answer 7**

√5, 5, 5√5……

Here a = √5 and r = = √5

**Question 8 **

**Find the sixth term of the series :**

**2 ^{2}, 2^{3}, 2^{4},….**

**Answer 8 **

2^{2}, 2^{3}, 2^{4},……

Here, a = 2^{2}, r = 2^{3} ÷ 2^{2} = 2^{3 – 2} = 2^{1} = 2

**Question 9 **

**Find the seventh term of the G.P. :**

**√3 + 1, 1, ,…….**

**Answer 9**

√3 + 1, 1, ,…….

**Question 10**

**Find the G.P. whose first term is 64 and next term is 32.**

**Answer 10**

First term of a G.P. (a) = 64

and second term (ar) = 32

G.P. will be 64, 32, 16, 8, 4, 2, 1,…….

**Question 11**

**Find the next three terms of the series:**

**,,,…..**

**Answer 11**

G.P. is ,,,…..

a =

**Question 12**

**Find the next two terms of the series**

**2 – 6 + 18 – 54…..**

**Answer 12**

G.P. is 2 – 6 + 18 – 54 +………

Here a = 2 and r = = – 3

Next two terms will be

– 54 x ( – 3) = + 162

162 x ( – 3) = – 486

Next two terms are 162 – 486

**Geometric Progression Concise Solutions Exercise-11(B) for ICSE Maths Class 10th**

**Question 1**

**.****Which term of the G.P. :**

**– 10, **

**Answer 1**

– 10,

Here a = – 10

r =

n – 1 = 4

=> n = 4 + 1 = 5

It is 5th term

**Question 2.**

**The fifth term of a G.P. is 81 and its second term is 24. Find the geometric progression.**

**Answer 2**

In a G.P.

T_{5} = ar^{4} = 81

T_{2} = ar = 24

**Question 3.**

**Fourth and seventh terms of a G.P. are respectively. Find the GP.**

**Answer 3**

In a G.P.

**Question 4**

**.****If the first and the third terms of a G.P. are 2 and 8 respectively, find its second term**

**Answer4**

In a G.P.

T_{1} = 2, and T_{3} = 8

=>a = 2 and ar² = 8

Dividing, we get

r² = = 4 = (2)²

r = 2

Second term = ar = 2 x 2 = 4

**Question 5.**

**The product of 3rd and 8th terms of a G.P. is 243. If its 4th term is 3, find its 7th term.**

**Answer 5**

Let a be first term and r be common ratio, then

T_{3} = ar^{2}

and T_{8} = ar^{7}

T_{3} x T_{8} = ar^{2} x ar^{7}

= 243

**Question 6.**

**Find the geometric progression with 4th term = 54 and 7th term = 1458.**

**Answer 6**

In a G.P.

T_{4} = 54 and T_{7} = 1458

Let a be the first term and r be the common

ratio, then

**Question 7.**

**Second term of a geometric progression is 6 and its fifth term is 9 times of its third term. Find the geometric progression. Consider that each term of the G.P. is positive.**

**Answer7**

In a G.P.

T_{2} = 6,

T_{5} = 9 x T_{3}

Let a be the first term and r be the common ratio

**Question 8.**

**The fourth term, the seventh term and the last term of a geometric progression are 10, 80 and 2560 respectively. Find its first term, common ratio and number of terms.**

**Answer8**

In a G.P.

T_{4}= 10,

T_{7} = 80 and l = 2560

Let a be the first term and r be the common ratio. Therefore

**Question 9.**

**If the 4th and 9th terms of a G.P. are 54 and 13122 respectively, find the GP. Also, find its general term.**

**Answer9**

In a G.P.

T_{4} = 54 and T_{9} = 13122

Let a be the first term and r be the common ratio

**Question 10.**

**The fifth, eight and eleventh terms of a geometric progression are p, q and r respectively. Show that : q² = pr.**

**Answer10**

In a G.P.

T_{5} = p,

T_{8} = q and T_{11} = r

To show that q² = pr

Let a be the first term and r be the common ratio, therefore

ar^{4} = p, ar^{7} = q and ar^{10} = r

Squaring the ar^{7} = q

**Geometric Progression Exercise-11(C)Concise Solutions **

**Question 1.**

**Find the seventh term from the end of the series :**

**√2, 2, 2√2,……32**

**Answer 1**

√2, 2, 2√2,……32

Here a = √2

r =

and l =32

**Question 2.**

**Find the third term from the end of the GP.**

**Answer 2**

G.P is

a =

r =

=

= 3

l = 162

**Question 3.**

**For the G.P. **

**find the product of fourth term from the beginning and the fourth term from the end.**

**Answer 3**

a =

r =

=

= 3

**Question 4.**

**If for a G.P., pth, qth and rth terms are a, b and c respectively ;**

**prove that :**

**{q – r) log a + (r – p) log b + (p – q) log c = 0**

**Answer 4**

In a G.P

T_{p} = a,

and T_{q} = b,

so T_{r} = c

**Question 5.**

**If a, b and c in G.P., prove that : log a ^{n}, log b^{n} and log c^{n} are in A.P.**

**Answer 5 **

a, b, c are in G.P.

Let A and R be the first term and common ratio respectively.

Therefore,

a = A

b = AR

c = AR^{2}

log a = log A

and log b = log AR = log A + log R

log c = log AR^{2} = log A + 2log R

hence log a, log b and log c are in A.P.

If 2log b = log a + log c

then 2[logA + logR] = log A + log A + 2log R

If 2log A + 2log R = 2log A + 2log R

which is true.

Hence log a, log b and log c are in A.P.

**Question 6.**

**If each term of a G.P. is raised to the power x, show that the resulting sequence is also a G.P.**

**Answer 6**

Let a, b, c are in G.P.

Then b^{2} = ac …(i)

Now a^{x}, b^{x} + c^{x} will be in G.P. if (b^{x})^{2} = a^{x}.c^{x}

=> (b^{x})^{2} = a^{x}.c^{x}

=>(b^{2})^{x }= (ac)^{x}

Hence a^{x}, b^{x}, c^{x} are in G.P. (∴ b^{2} = ac)

Hence proved.

**Question 7.**

**If a, b and c are in A.P. a, x, b are in G.P. whereas b, y and c are also in G.P. Show that : x ^{2}, b^{2}, y^{2} are in A.P.**

**Answer 7**

2 b = a + c _(i)

a, x, b are in G.P.

x^{2} = ab _(ii)

and b, y, c in G.P.

y^{2} = bc _(iii)

Now x^{2} + y^{2} = ab + bc

= b(a + c)

and = b x 2b [from(i)]

so= 2 b^{2}

Hence x^{2}, b^{2}, y^{2} are in G.P.

**Question 8.**

**If a, b, c are in G.P. and a, x, b, y, c are in A.P., prove that :**

**(i)**

**(ii)**

**Answer 8**

a, b, c are in G.P.

b^{2} = ac

a, x, b, y, c are in A.P.

2x = a + b and 2y = b + c

**Question 9.**

**If a, b and c are in A.P. and also in G.P., show that: a = b = c.**

**Answer 9**

a, b, c are in A.R

2 b = a + c ….(i)

Again, a, b, c are in G.P.

**Solutions of Concise Selina Publishers ICSE Maths Geometric Progression Exercise-11(D) for ICSE Maths Class 10th**

**Question 1.**

**Find the sum of G.P. :**

**(i) 1 + 3 + 9 + 27 +….to 12 terms.**

**(ii) 0.3 + 0.03 + 0.003 + 0.0003 +….to 8 terms.**

**(iii) **

**(iv) **

**(v) **

**(vi) **

**Answer 1**

(i) 1 + 3 + 9 + 27 +….to 12 terms.

Here a = 1, r = 3 and n = 12

**Question 2.**

**How many terms of the geometric progression 1 + 4 + 16 + 64 +…. must be added to get sum equal to 5461 ?**

**Solution:**

**Answer 2**

S_{n} = 5461 and G.P. is

1 + 4 + 16 + 64 +…..

Here, a = 1, r = 4 (r > 1)

**Question 3.**

**The first term of a G.P. is 27 and its 8th term is . Find the sum of its first 10 terms.**

**Answer 3**

First term of a G.P (a) = 27

T_{8} = , n = 10

a = 27

**Question 4.**

**A boy spends Rs 10 on first day, Rs 20 on second day, Rs 40 on third day and so on. Find how much, in all, will he spend in 12 days?**

**Answer 4**

A boy spends Rs 10 on first day,

Rs 20 on second day

Rs 40 on third day and so on

G.P. is 10 + 20 + 40 +…. 12 terms

Here a = 10, r = 2 and n = 12 (r > 1)

**Question 5.**

**The 4th and the 7th terms of a G.P. are and respectively. Find the sum of n terms of this G.P.**

#### Answer 5

In a G.P.

T_{4} =

=> = ar³

**Question 6.**

**A geometric progression has common ratio = 3 and last term = 486. If the sum of its terms is 728 ; find its first term.**

**Answer 6**

In a G.P.

Common ratio (r) = 3

Last term (l) = 486

Sum of its terms (S_{n}) = 728

Let a be the first term, then

**Question 7**

**Find the sum of G.P. : 3, 6, 12, …… 1536.**

**Answer 7**

G.P. is 3, 6, 12,….1536

Here a = 3, r = = 2

**Question 8.**

**How many terms of the series 2 + 6 + 18 +…. must be taken to make the sum equal to 728 ?**

**Answer 8**

G.P. is 2 + 6 + 18 +….

Here a = 2, r = = 3, S_{n} = 728

**Question 9.**

**In a G.P., the ratio between the sum of first three terms and that of the first six terms is 125 : 152. Find its common ratio.**

**Answer 9**

In a G.P.

Sum of first 3 terms : Sum of 6 terms = 125 : 152

**Question 10.**

**Find how many terms of G.P.… must be added to get the sum equal to ?**

**Answer 10**

…

Let n terms be added

Now,S_{n} =

**Question 11.**

**If the sum of 1 + 2 + 2 ^{2} +…..+ 2^{n – 1} is 255, find the value of n.**

**Answer 11**

1 + 2 + 2^{2} +…..+ 2^{n – 1} = 255

**Question 12.**

**Find the geometric mean between :**

**(i) and **

**(ii) 14 and **

**(iii) 2a and 8a ^{3}**

**Answer 12**

(i) G.M between and

**Question 13.**

**The sum of three numbers in G.P. is and their product is 1. Find the numbers.**

**Answer 13**

Sum of three numbers in G.P. =

and their product = 1

Let number be , a, ar, then

**Question 14.**

**The first term of a G.P. is – 3 and the square of the second term is equal to its 4th term. Find its 7th term.**

**Answer 14**

In G.P.

T1 = – 3

**Question 15**

**.****Find the 5th term of the G.P. , 1,….**

**Answer 15**

Given G.P is , 1,…..

Here a =

and r =

=

**Question 16.**

**The first two terms of a G.P. are 125 and 25 respectively. Find**

**Answer 16**

Given, First term = a = 125….(i)

and Second term = ar = 25…..(ii)

Now, Divide eq. (ii) by eq (i), we get

**Question 17.**

**Find the sum of the sequence , 1, – 3, 9,….upto 8 terms.**

**Answer 17**

Here, First Term, a = …(i)

and Second Term, ar = 1 …(ii)

Dividing eq. (i) by eq. (ii), we get

**Question 18.**

**The first term of a G.P. in 27. If the 8th term be , what will be the sum of 10 terms ?**

**Answer 18**

Given, First term (a) = 27, n = 10

**Question 19**

**.****Find a G.P. for which the sum of first two terms is – 4 and the fifth term is 4 times the third term.**

**Answer 19**

Let a be the first term and r be the common ratio of the G.P.

According to the given conditions,

**ADDITIONAL QUESTION Geometric Progression Concise Solutions Chapter-11 **

**Question 1.**

**Find the sum of n terms of the series :**

**(i) 4 + 44 + 444 + ….**

**(ii) 0.8 + 0.88 + 0.888 + ….**

**Answer 1**

(i) 4 + 44 + 444 + ….

=

**Question 2.**

**Find the sum of infinite terms of each of the following geometric progression:**

**(i)**

**(ii)**

**(iii)**

**(iv)**

**(v)**

**Answer 2**

(i) upto infinity

S_{n} =

**Question 3.**

**The second term of a G.P. is 9 and sum of its infinite terms is 48. Find its first three terms.**

**Answer 3**

In a G.P.

T_{2} = 9, sum of infinite terms = 48

Let a be the first term and r be the common ratio, therefore,

S_{∞} =

**Question 4.**

**Find three geometric means between and 432.**

**Answer 4**

Let G_{1}, G_{2} and G_{3} be three means between

and 432, then

**Question 5.**

**Find :**

**(i) two geometric means between 2 and 16**

**(ii) four geometric means between 3 and 96.**

**(iii) five geometric means between and .**

**Solution:**

**Answer 5**

(i) Two G.M. between 2 and 16

Let G_{1} , and G_{1} be the G.M.,

then 2, G_{1}, G_{2}, 16

**Question 7.**

**Find the numbers in G.P. whose sum is 52 and the sum of whose product in pairs is 624.**

**Answer 7**

Sum of 3 numbers in G.P. = 52

and their product in pairs = 624

Let numbers be a, ar, ar²

**Question 8.**

**The sum of three numbers in G.P. is 21 and the sum of their squares is 189. Find the numbers.**

**Answer 8**

Sum of three numbers in G.P. = 21

Sum of their squares = 189

Let three numbers be a, ar, ar², then

a + ar + ar² = 21

=> a( 1 + r + r²) = 21….(i)