Bunuel wrote:

Rose read a novel that has 208 pages in four days. Each day she read 20 more pages than she read the previous day. How many pages did Rose read on the first day?

(A) 20

(B) 22

(C) 24

(D) 26

(E) 28

Ans: B

We can also solve this as an arithmetic progression.

Total 208 of an AP with d=20 n=4 need to find the first term.

Total = (n/2)[2a+(n-1)d] ; 208 = (4/2)[2a+ (4-1)20]

solve this and a = 22

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