Solution: Find the common ratio and the first term of the geometric progression

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Find the common ratio and the first term of the geometric progression

Problem Statement: EE Board April 1997

The seventh term is 56 and the twelfth term is -1792 of a geometric progression. Find the common ratio and the first term. Assume the ratios are equal.

Problem Answer:

The common ratio is -2 and the first term is equal to 7/8.

Solution:

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