# Problem #2044

 2044 How many four-digit integers $abcd$, with $a \neq 0$, have the property that the three two-digit integers $ab form an increasing arithmetic sequence? One such number is $4692$, where $a=4$, $b=6$, $c=9$, and $d=2$. $\textbf{(A)}\ 9\qquad\textbf{(B)}\ 15\qquad\textbf{(C)}\ 16\qquad\textbf{(D)}\ 17\qquad\textbf{(E)}\ 20$ This problem is copyrighted by the American Mathematics Competitions.
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