# common difference

common difference

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## common-difference

(*plural* common differences)

- (mathematics) The constant added to each element of an arithmetic progression to obtain the next.
*If the first term of an arithmetic sequence is 3 and the common difference is 13, then the fourth term is 42.*

**MLA Style**

"common difference." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 16 May 2018. <http://www.yourdictionary.com/common-difference>.

**APA Style**

common difference. (n.d.). Retrieved May 16th, 2018, from http://www.yourdictionary.com/common-difference