# arithmetical progression

arithmetical progression
arithmetical progression or arithmetical sequence noun
A series increasing or diminishing by a common difference, eg 7, 10, 13, 16, 19, 22, or 12, 101/2, 9, 71/2, 6
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arithmetical progression or arithmetical series,
a series of numbers in which there is always the same difference, added or subtracted, between a number and the one next after it. Examples: 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 is an arithmetical progression in which 2 is added to each number; 8, 5, 2, ―1, is an arithmetical progression in which 3 is subtracted from each number.

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• Arithmetical progression — Progression Pro*gres sion, n. [L. progressio: cf. F. progression.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of moving forward; a proceeding in a course; motion onward. [1913 Webster] 2. Course; passage; lapse or process of time. [1913 Webster] I hope, in a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• Arithmetical progression — Arithmetical Ar ith*met ic*al, a. Of or pertaining to arithmetic; according to the rules or method of arithmetic. [1913 Webster] {Arithmetical complement of a logarithm}. See {Logarithm}. {Arithmetical mean}. See {Mean}. {Arithmetical… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• arithmetical progression — progress wherein terms (numbers) increase or decrease by equal differences (e.g. by the difference 2 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 or 10, 8, 6, 4, 2) …   English contemporary dictionary

• arithmetical progression — /ˌærəθmɛtɪkəl prəˈgrɛʃən/ (say .aruhthmetikuhl pruh greshuhn) noun a sequence in which each term is obtained by the addition of a constant number to the preceding term. For example, 1, 4, 7, 10, 13, and 6, 1, 4, 9, 14. Also, arithmetic series …

• Progression — Pro*gres sion, n. [L. progressio: cf. F. progression.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of moving forward; a proceeding in a course; motion onward. [1913 Webster] 2. Course; passage; lapse or process of time. [1913 Webster] I hope, in a short… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• arithmetical series — (mathematics) A series progressing by constant difference • • • Main Entry: ↑series * * * arithmetical progression or arithmetical series, a series of numbers in which there is always the same difference, added or subtracted, between a number and …   Useful english dictionary

• Arithmetical — Ar ith*met ic*al, a. Of or pertaining to arithmetic; according to the rules or method of arithmetic. [1913 Webster] {Arithmetical complement of a logarithm}. See {Logarithm}. {Arithmetical mean}. See {Mean}. {Arithmetical progression}. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• Arithmetical complement of a logarithm — Arithmetical Ar ith*met ic*al, a. Of or pertaining to arithmetic; according to the rules or method of arithmetic. [1913 Webster] {Arithmetical complement of a logarithm}. See {Logarithm}. {Arithmetical mean}. See {Mean}. {Arithmetical… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• Arithmetical mean — Arithmetical Ar ith*met ic*al, a. Of or pertaining to arithmetic; according to the rules or method of arithmetic. [1913 Webster] {Arithmetical complement of a logarithm}. See {Logarithm}. {Arithmetical mean}. See {Mean}. {Arithmetical… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• Arithmetical proportion — Arithmetical Ar ith*met ic*al, a. Of or pertaining to arithmetic; according to the rules or method of arithmetic. [1913 Webster] {Arithmetical complement of a logarithm}. See {Logarithm}. {Arithmetical mean}. See {Mean}. {Arithmetical… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English