One may not entirely agree with Malthus when he reckoned that population increases in geometric progression whereas resources increase in arithmetical progression, but one thing is sure; that population outstripping resources could pose a serious challenge to the world.
What does GP stand for?
GP stands for Geometric Progression
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We have 60 other meanings of GP in our Acronym Attic
- General Protection
- General Provision
- General Public
- General Purpose Bomb
- General Purpose/Provisions
- Generalized Programming
- Generic Practice (Capability Maturity Model Integration)
- Genetic Programming
- Geographical Position
- Geometric Programming
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That is OK for the past, OK for now, but if you wish to go 10+ years forward, and try to understand geometric progression and sustained compounded annual growth rates, you will realise the difference and why speakers in each conference and summit are betting on the East for recovery and solace to the West.
As increasingly more land was traded, landowner expectations for what they could squeeze out of their holdings in terms of price followed a geometric progression model, pushing prices to unreasonable levels.
Second, as the amount of available information grows by geometric progression, there will be a strong need for journalists to sort the wheat from the chaff and to help put events into context and perspective.
India's energy needs are increasing in a geometric progression as its economy continues to grow rapidly.
124," however, contained "4," a number associated with magic in both West African and Western cultures; and instead of a simple arithmetic progression, each successive number in "124 "doubles the preceding number, creating an open-ended geometric progression (Jeanette K.
This is a classic geometric progression, leading to a classic downward spiral.