Answer :

To Find: The sum of 20 terms of the given AP.


Sum of n terms of an AP with first term a and common difference d is given by



Here a = x + y, n = 20, d = - 2y


S = 10[2x + 2y + 19( - 2y)] = 10[2x + 2y - 38y] = 10[2x - 36y]


S = 20[x - 18y]



Sum of the series is 20(x - 18y).


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