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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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I have been waiting for a long time to open this topic.

i have some questions about these but all in good time.first step is to open up the topic.

so here you can post anything useful,interesting,helpful about sequences,any problem involving the same.

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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Hi,

To keep yourself entertained for a few minutes : http://oeis.org/Spuzzle.html

You said you have questions?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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the frist one is easy:

.1,+1,.2,+2,.3,+3,...

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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Finding next three terms?

That would be .4, +4, .5, +5 ...

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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yup

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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the roman one was amazing never woulda guessed.

there is also the read and write one.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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the US elevator was funny.

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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Okay, I have answered in my previous post.

Are you trying it or going through the answers?! I'm still on the first one.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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no no i try them of course.what are you doing on the first one?

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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Okay, I know you would try.

I was talking about the first puzzle in that page.

I have answered your question, I repeat here: .4, +4, .5, +5 ...

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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no no i said that that is the answer to the first one.times 1 plus 1,times 2,plus 2,...

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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Ugh, I thought that was your first question on sequences!

Thought that you replied my question.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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i am sorry about the missunderstanding...:)

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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Not a problem!

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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here is one of my problems:

What are ways of getting a general term of a sequence if it exists?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Differences is the main way used. But the question is arbitrary. For any sequence there are many general terms.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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is there any other way

what about for example:

*Last edited by anonimnystefy (2011-08-06 01:01:28)*

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**gAr****Member**- Registered: 2011-01-09
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Hi,

You can't find a closed-form for that, but you can find

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi anonimnystefy;

Where did you get that from?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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the same place i got most of my problems.the math magazine.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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The journal, Mathematics magazine?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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no.it is something we get at school.it is called 'Tangent',not in english.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

And the question in the magazine wants a general term for that sequence? Or do you?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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(do you take {put your name here} present here to be your lawfully wedded wife?) i do.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

I am afraid gAr is right I am unable to find a general term for that sequence. I think that is because it converges.

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