# arithmetic progression

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## arithmetic progression:

see progression**progression,**

in mathematics, sequence of quantities, called terms, in which the relationship between consecutive terms is the same. An arithmetic progression is a sequence in which each term is derived from the preceding one by adding a given number,

*d,*

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## arithmetic progression

[¦a·rith¦med·ik prə′gresh·ən] (mathematics)

A sequence of numbers for which there is a constant

*d*such that the difference between any two successive terms is equal to*d*. Also known as arithmetic sequence.## arithmetic progression

a sequence of numbers or quantities, each term of which differs from the succeeding term by a constant amount, such as 3,6,9,12

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