# CAT 2018 Question Paper | Quants Slot 2

###### CAT Previous Year Paper | CAT Sequence and Series Questions | Question 2

Here's a question that combines the concepts of Sequences and Averages. You are asked to find largest possible value of 'a1' for the given conditions and data. Such questions can become a bit tricky if your conceptual knowledge is weak. 2IIM offers Online CAT Coaching where the concepts are taught right from the scratch. To know more, click here: Online CAT Preparation

Question 2 : Let a1, a2, ... , a52 be positive integers such that a1 ＜ a2 ＜ ... ＜ a52. Suppose, their arithmetic mean is one less than the arithmetic mean of a2, a3, ..., a52. If a52 = 100, then the largest possible value of a1 is

1. 48
2. 20
3. 45
4. 23