A sequence of numbers is called arithmetic if it consists of at least three elements and if the difference between any two consecutive elements is the same.
For example, these are arithmetic sequences:
1, 3, 5, 7, 9 7, 7, 7, 7 3, -1, -5, -9
The following sequence is not arithmetic.
1, 1, 2, 5, 7
A zero-indexed array A consisting of N numbers is given. A subsequence slice of that array is any sequence of integers (P0, P1, …, Pk) such that 0 ≤ P0 < P1 < … < Pk < N.
A subsequence slice (P0, P1, …, Pk) of array A is called arithmetic if the sequence A[P0], A[P1], …, A[Pk-1], A[Pk] is arithmetic. In particular, this means that k ≥ 2.
The function should return the number of arithmetic subsequences slices in the array A.
The first and the only argument of input contains an integer array, A of size N.
Return an integer representing the number of arithmetic subsequences in A.
1 <= N <= 1000 -1e5 <= A[i] <= 1e5
Input 1: A = [2, 4, 6, 8, 10] Output 1: 7 Explanation 1: All arithmetic subsequence slices are: [2,4,6] [4,6,8] [6,8,10] [2,4,6,8] [4,6,8,10] [2,4,6,8,10] [2,6,10]
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