arithmetic progression definition by Webster's New World
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a sequence of terms each of which, after the first, is derived by adding to the preceding one a common difference: 5, 9, 13, 17, etc. form an arithmetic progression
arithmetic progression definition by American Heritage Dictionary
nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A sequence, such as the positive odd integers 1, 3, 5, 7, . . . , in which each term after the first is formed by adding a constant to the preceding term.
arithmetic progression - Science Definition
A sequence of numbers such as 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 …, in which each term after the first is formed by adding a constant (in this case, 2) to the preceding number. Compare geometric progression.