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an ordered list of terms in which the difference between consecutive terms is constant
a sequence in which each successive term is formed by adding the same number
a sequence in which each term after the first is equal to the sum of the preceeding term and a constant
a sequence in which the terms differ by the same constant amount
a sequence such that each successive term is obtained from the previous term by addition or subtraction of a fixed number called a common difference
a sequence with the difference between two consecutive terms constant
A sequence with a constant difference between consecutive terms (e.g., 2, 5, 8, 11,... is an arithmetic sequence with a constant difference of 3).
A sequence in which each term (except the first) differs from the previous one by a constant amount, the common difference:= +( = general term= first term= common difference = number of terms