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==Problem==
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The first three terms of an arithmetic progression are <math>x - 1, x + 1, 2x + 3</math>, in the order shown. The value of x is:  
 
The first three terms of an arithmetic progression are <math>x - 1, x + 1, 2x + 3</math>, in the order shown. The value of x is:  
  
 
<math> \textbf{(A)}\ -2\qquad\textbf{(B)}\ 0\qquad\textbf{(C)}\ 2\qquad\textbf{(D)}\ 4\qquad\textbf{(E)}\ \text{undetermined} </math>
 
<math> \textbf{(A)}\ -2\qquad\textbf{(B)}\ 0\qquad\textbf{(C)}\ 2\qquad\textbf{(D)}\ 4\qquad\textbf{(E)}\ \text{undetermined} </math>
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==Solution==
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''Unsolved''

Revision as of 22:23, 9 November 2013

Problem

The first three terms of an arithmetic progression are $x - 1, x + 1, 2x + 3$, in the order shown. The value of x is:

$\textbf{(A)}\ -2\qquad\textbf{(B)}\ 0\qquad\textbf{(C)}\ 2\qquad\textbf{(D)}\ 4\qquad\textbf{(E)}\ \text{undetermined}$

Solution

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