harmonic-progression

harmonic progression

noun Mathematics.
a series of numbers the reciprocals of which are in arithmetic progression.

Origin:
1865–70

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harmonic progression
 
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a sequence of numbers whose reciprocals form an arithmetic progression, as 1, ½, 1⁄3, …

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harmonic progression  
A sequence of quantities whose reciprocals form an arithmetic progression, such as 1, 1/3 , 1/5 , 1/7 , .... and so on.
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