# Difference between revisions of "Arithmetic progression"

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− | An arithmetic progression is a sequence of numbers in which the difference between any number and its predecessor is constant, as in 2, 4, 6, 8, 10. | + | An arithmetic progression is a sequence of numbers in which the difference between any number and its predecessor is constant, as in 2, 4, 6, 8, 10. Dirichlet's Theorem states that there are infinitely many [[prime numbers]] in any arithmetic progression. |

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## Revision as of 15:11, 12 April 2007

An arithmetic progression is a sequence of numbers in which the difference between any number and its predecessor is constant, as in 2, 4, 6, 8, 10. Dirichlet's Theorem states that there are infinitely many prime numbers in any arithmetic progression.