1966 AHSME Problems/Problem 19

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Problem

Let $s_1$ be the sum of the first $n$ terms of the arithmetic sequence $8,12,\cdots$ and let $s_2$ be the sum of the first $n$ terms of the arithmetic sequence $17,19,\cdots$. Assume $n \ne 0$. Then $s_1=s_2$ for:

$\text{(A) no value of } n \quad \text{(B) one value of } n \quad \text{(C) two values of } n \quad \text{(D) four values of } n \quad \text{(E) more than four values of } n$

Solution

$\fbox{B}$

See also

1966 AHSME (ProblemsAnswer KeyResources)
Preceded by
Problem 18
Followed by
Problem 20
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