There are 2 APs, each having 3 terms whose common difference differ by 1. find the two APs.
1. Sum of the three consecutive terms is 15
2. P and
Options:
A. Statement (1) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (2) alone is not sufficient
B. Statement (2) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (1) alone is not sufficient.
C. EACH statement ALONE is sufficient.
D. BOTH statements TOGETHER are sufficient, but NEITHER statement ALONE is sufficient.
E. Statement (1) and (2) TOGETHER are NOT sufficient to answer the question asked, and additional data are needed.

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Answer: Option E
: E

Answer=option (e)If the three terms AP 1 = a-d,a and a+dAP 2 = A, A-D and A+D and D= d+1S= 3a = 3A= 15. a=A=5Also, P/P1= {a(a2-d2)}/ {(A2-D2)} = 7/8It is not possible to get a unique solution, even after using both statements. Answer isoption (e)

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