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    Geometric Sequence problem

    The sum of three successive terms of a geometric sequence is 35/2 while their product is 125. Find the three terms.
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    geometric sequence

    the three numbers are a, ar, ar^2 .the sum is 35/2
    the product of these = a^3 r^3 =125 so r=5/a
    Substitute 5/a into the sum equation and solve the quadratic equation for the value of a. From value of a determine r (two cases). Write the two sequences

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