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## #26 2009-02-08 01:58:32

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### Re: Complete the series....

(xxii) 6, 28, 496, _____.

(xxiii) 2, 4, 10, 20, 40, 100, 200, 400, 1000, ______, ______.

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## #27 2009-02-08 02:52:51

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### Re: Complete the series....

Why did the vector cross the road?
It wanted to be normal.

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## #28 2009-02-08 03:00:01

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## #29 2009-02-09 02:17:35

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### Re: Complete the series....

Both the answers are correct!
well done, mathsyperson and JaneFairfax!!!

(xxiv) B, C, F, H, ____, _____.

(xxv) 3, 7, 31, 211, 2311, _____.

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## #30 2009-02-11 09:31:25

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## #31 2009-02-12 01:05:17

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### Re: Complete the series....

Both correct, JaneFairfax!

(xxvi) bc, fg, jk, pq, ______.

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## #32 2009-02-12 05:53:58

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## #33 2009-02-12 16:11:00

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### Re: Complete the series....

Correct, JaneFairfax!
Good work!!!

(xxvii) 7, 8, 5, 5, 3, 4, ____, _____.

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## #34 2009-02-12 17:22:57

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## #35 2009-02-13 02:06:27

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### Re: Complete the series....

Correct, JaneFairfax!
Excellent!!!

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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## #36 2009-02-13 02:17:37

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### Re: Complete the series....

(xxviii) 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11, 13, 16, 17, 19, 23, 25, 27, 29, 31, 32, 36, _____, _____.

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

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## #37 2009-02-14 17:32:58

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(xxix) 25, 121, ____.

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## #38 2009-02-15 02:37:03

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### Re: Complete the series....

JaneFairfax, how did you get the answer to (xxvii)?

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## #39 2009-02-15 02:53:51

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### Re: Complete the series....

Now you mention it, Im danged if I can remember!

The answer probably came to me in a flash of inspiration; now its gone.

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## #40 2009-02-15 03:36:34

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### Re: Complete the series....

Muggleton wrote:

JaneFairfax, how did you get the answer to (xxvii)?

Muggleton,

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## #41 2009-02-15 03:45:10

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Ooh! It looks all so simple once you know the answer that it makes you feel kinda stupid wondering why you never thought of it before.

Thanks.

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## #42 2009-02-15 03:48:55

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A pleasure, Muggleton! But I have to tell you, both (xxviii) and (xxix) aren't that simple

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## #43 2009-02-18 07:10:01

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## #44 2009-02-18 08:17:09

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## #45 2009-02-18 16:36:57

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### Re: Complete the series....

Answers to (xxix):-
Both the answers are perfectly right,  mathematically. Truly commendable effort!
Keep it up, JaneFairfax!

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## #46 2009-02-19 08:24:13

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## #47 2009-02-19 16:32:31

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You are perfectly right, JaneFairfax! 36 shouldn't have figured in the series! That was a blunder!!! Thnks for telling me I put a wrong number in the question....I'd have to be slower, with a much greater degree of accuracy!!!
You have solved the puzzle!

(xxx) e, n, d, d, d, n, ____, ____

(xxxi) 1, 100, 1001, 10000, _______, _______.

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

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## #48 2009-02-20 00:53:41

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(xxxii) 1, 1, 1, 2, 3, 3 , 4, 5, _____, _______.

(xxxiii) 1, 2, 4, 19, 19, ______, ______. (This question is dedicated to Robin Alderman!)

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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## #49 2009-02-20 11:22:05

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## #50 2009-02-20 20:33:03

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It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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