Progression vs Arithmetic - What's the difference?

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In context|mathematics|lang=en terms the difference between progression and arithmetic

is that progression is (mathematics) a sequence obtained by adding or multiplying each term by a constant while arithmetic is (mathematics) of, relating to, or using arithmetic; arithmetical.

As nouns the difference between progression and arithmetic

is that progression is the act of moving from one thing to another while arithmetic is the mathematics of numbers (integers, rational numbers, real numbers, or complex numbers) under the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

(mathematics) of, relating to, or using arithmetic; arithmetical.

progression

English

(wikipedia progression)

Noun

(en noun)
• The act of moving from one thing to another.
• The act of moving forward; a proceeding in a course; motion onward.
• (mathematics) A sequence obtained by adding or multiplying each term by a constant.
• Synonyms

* (mathematics) sequence

Derived terms

* arithmetic progression * geometric progression

arithmetic

English

(wikipedia arithmetic)

Noun

(en-noun)
• The mathematics of numbers (integers, rational numbers, real numbers, or complex numbers) under the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
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Synonyms

* (study) math (US), maths (UK), mathematics

Derived terms

(terms derived from the noun "arithmetic") * affine arithmetic * arithmetician * binary arithmetic * Boolean arithmetic * clock arithmetic * congruence arithmetic * decimal arithmetic * floating-point arithmetic * fuzzy arithmetic * interval arithmetic * location arithmetic * modular arithmetic * Peano arithmetic * Presburger arithmetic * saturation arithmetic * significance arithmetic

(-)
• (mathematics) Of, relating to, or using arithmetic; arithmetical.
• arithmetic geometry
• *
• (arithmetic) Of a progression, mean, etc, computed solely using addition.
• arithmetic progression

Coordinate terms

* (computed solely using addition) geometric

Derived terms

(terms derived from the adjective "arithmetic") * arithmetic mean * arithmetic progression * arithmetic series