arithmetical progression in C++, here we used the formula from mathematics class 10th this is Example of using the formula in C++. we can use any type formula in C++.

The Formula is:

a_{n}= a+(n+1)d

In the program, we have asked the user to enter arithmetical progression and using the formula we find out the value of **a _{n}**, its step by step solution is also given.

Before starting the program, **what is arithmetical progression?**

As we know that, in increasing order in arithmetical progression, the difference of each term are always equal.

such as,

Here we used for loop and array to perform arithmetical progression in C++ and the common difference used to check entered values are available in progression form or not.

Here is the program,

```
#include<iostream>
#include<dos.h> // system("pause");
using namespace std;
int main()
{
//using float data-type because terms maybe in decimal form
float pro[5];
float an,a,n,d;
float d1,d2,d3;
cout<<"Enter arithmatic Progression Terms(Max=5th): ";
for(int term = 0; term<5; term++)
{
cin>>pro[term]; //storing terms in an array
}
//calculating term's common difference
d1 = pro[1]-pro[0];
d2 = pro[2]-pro[1];
d3 = pro[3]-pro[2];
//entered terms is true or false using common difference
if(d1!=d2 || d2!=d3 || d3!=d1)
{
cout<<"something is wrong...";
getch();
exit(0);
}
cout<<"Your Progression Terms is:-\n";
cout<<endl<<pro[0]<<", "<<pro[1]<<", "<<pro[2]<<", "<<pro[3]<<"....."<<pro[4]<<endl;
cout<<endl;
system("PAUSE");
//solution will be appear in scond secreen
clrscr();
cout<<"Solution:-\n"<<"\nusing formula: an = a + (n-1)d, Where-\n";
//assining value
an = pro[4];
a = pro[0];
d = d1;
cout<<"\nan = "<<pro[4];
cout<<"\na = "<<pro[0];
cout<<"\nd = "<<pro[1]<<" - "<<pro[0]<<" = "<<pro[1]-pro[0];
cout<<"\nn = ?"<<endl;
//calculating answer
cout<<"\t"<<an<<" = "<<a<<" + (n + 1)"<<d<<endl;
cout<<"\t"<<an<<" = "<<a<<" + "<<d<<"n + "<<1*d<<endl;
cout<<"\t"<<an<<" = "<<a+(1*d)<<" + "<<d<<"n"<<endl;
cout<<" "<<an<<" - "<<(a+(1*d))<<" = "<<d<<"n"<<endl;
cout<<"\t"<<an-(a+(1*d))<<" = "<<d<<"n"<<endl;
cout<<" "<<an-(a+(1*d))<<"/"<<d<<" = n"<<endl;
cout<<"\t"<<(an-(a+(1*d)))/d<<" = "<<"n"<<endl;
//final answer
cout<<"\nAnswer:- \n";
cout<<"\tn = "<<(an-(a+(1*d)))/d;
getch();
}
```

OUTPUT

```
Enter arithmatic Progression Terms(Max=5th): 2 4 6 8 32
Your Progression Terms is:-
2, 4, 6, 8.....32
Press any key to continue.
Solution:-
using formula: An = a + (n-1)d, Where-
an = 32
a = 2
d = 4 - 2 = 2
n = ?
32 = 2 + (n + 1)2
32 = 2 + 2n + 2
32 = 4 + 2n
32 - 4 = 2n
28 = 2n
28/2 = n
14 = n
Answer:-
n = 1
```

**Explanation**

firstly, in the program, we declared all variable as float data-type Because arithmetical progress can also be in decimal form.

arithmetical Progression is stored in an **array-variable,**

```
float pro[5];
```

Suppose the arithmetical progression entered by the user is as follows-

```
2 4 6 8........32
```

here is assigned to different variables according to the formula so that the program can be easily understood. such as,

```
d1 = pro[1]-pro[0];
d2 = pro[2]-pro[1];
d3 = pro[3]-pro[2];
```

जहाँ variable d1,d2,d3 सर्वान्तर है।

where variables d1, d2, d3 are common difference.

after this, common difference indicate that series is a arithmetical progression or not

`if(d1!=d2 || d2!=d3 || d3!=d1)`

if series is a arithmetical progression then formula implemented and values will be assign, such as-

```
an = pro[4];
a = pro[0];
d = d1;
```

that is,

```
an = 32
a = 2
d = 2
```

After this, the common-difference is used to check whether the user entered arithmetical progression is valid or not using **if-statement**. such as,

after all this, in the next formula will be implemented and we get the answer.

Thus this program will execute successfully.

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