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# A particle begins at the origin and moves successively in the following manner as shown, 1 unit to the right, 1/2 unit up, 1/4 unit to the right, 1/8 unit down, 1/16 unit to the right etc. The length of each move is half the length of the previous move and movement continues in the ‘zigzag’ manner indefinitely. The co-ordinates of the point to which the ‘zigzag’ converges is –

- (4/3, 2/3)
- (4/3, 2/5)
- (3/2, 2/3)
- (2, 2/5)

Hint:

### Infinite geometric progression contains an infinite number of terms. It is the progression where the last term is not defined. For example, 3, −6, +12, −24, +... is an infinite series where the last term is not defined.

## The correct answer is: (4/3, 2/5)

Consider x axis

Now, consider y axis

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