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There is no single answer, but there are correct answers. The first number listed is a thousand+700+40+a single integer. The second the same with 700+30 and the third 700+20. The answer (next number) is any thousand+700+10+a single integer - lets say 4713.
You probably know the answer, but it is probably a strange question, the new math is screwed up...
The problem with such problems is: How do we know there is an answer at all? How do we know if those numbers were just randomly generated?
Now, if I didn’t tell you that I had obtained those numbers from a random-number generator, you’d probably waste the rest of your life wondering what the nonexistent solution might be.
I think Mark Twain once played a trick on his fans the same way. He told them a riddle question that he had just made up in his head, for which he didn’t make up any answer. Everyone actually thought it was a real riddle and spent ages trying to solve it – and getting nowhere. Just goes to show how dumb some people can really get.
Just guessing here.
Did you figure out this problem.
Does anyone know how this is to be solved?