# arithmetic progression

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## arithmetic progression:

see progressionprogression,
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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

## 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
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
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