Arithmetic Progression

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Arithmetic Progression

A sequence of numbers in which the difference between any two succeeding numbers in the sequence is always the same. For example, given the sequence 0, 10, 20, 30, 40, and 50, the progression is arithmetic because the difference between each succeeding number is always 10.
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Then the number of ways to write N as an arithmetic series of at least 2 terms with common difference 2 is
Then the number of ways to write N as an arithmetic series of at least 2 terms with common difference 2 is the number of divisors r of N such that 1 < r [less than or equal to] [square root of N].
Then N has a unique representation as an arithmetic series of at least 2 terms with common difference 2 if and only one of the following statements holds: