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#76 2009-04-12 22:08:41

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Re: Complete the series....

Hi Ganesh;

To (xliii) problem 68

I get n^3-n^2+n as the general term. So the next 2 terms are 301 and 456

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#77 2009-06-08 00:09:44

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Re: Complete the series....

Thamks bobbym.


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#78 2010-08-26 02:04:21

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#79 2010-08-26 02:37:43

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#80 2010-08-26 02:46:50

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#81 2010-08-26 03:36:06

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#82 2010-08-28 23:20:21

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Re: Complete the series....

(xlvii) Liverpool, Ars­enal, Liverpool, Ars­enal, ___

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#83 2010-08-29 23:31:33

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#84 2010-08-30 00:27:18

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#85 2010-08-30 23:31:44

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Re: Complete the series....

hi Jane Fairfax

Cannot find the command to hide an answer.

So I'll follow a long tradition amongst mathematicians and make an anagram.

Is it dedelute ?

Bob

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#86 2010-08-30 23:39:22

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Hi Bob;

Use the hide tags:

(hide) and (/hide) and replace the ( with a [


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#87 2010-08-31 00:06:23

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bob bundy wrote:

Is it dedelute ?

bobbym wrote:

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#88 2010-08-31 00:30:45

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hi JaneFairfax,

Whoops, yes I did.

What command do you use to hide things in boxes, please?

Bob

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#89 2010-08-31 00:41:28

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To use hide tags:

produces

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#90 2010-08-31 01:55:40

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Hi JaneFairfax,

Thanks for the hide help.  But I've still not fully grasped it.  You can create a box which has a 'title' embedded in it. 

eg. 

but where do I put the hidden content?

Bob

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#91 2010-08-31 02:12:36

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Jane wrote:

What game?

http://www.math.com/match-menu/3293494/ … tab=report

Bob;

Should look like this.


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#92 2010-09-01 01:08:21

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Hi bobbym,

How are you today?

Thanks for the hide help.  That sorts it out for me.

With regard to JaneFairfax's Liverpool question,  I think she's set a tough one if you're in the USA. 

Back in July you advised me  "R. I. P. O. S. T. P."

So what happened to English soccer in the year ?

 

Even so, you're in for a lot of gooling.

Bob

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#93 2010-09-01 02:03:15

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Hi bob;

How are you today?

I'm alive.

Back in July you advised me  "R. I. P. O. S. T. P."

Yes, I did.

I think she's set a tough one if you're in the USA.

And I surmised that. But I won't be taking my own advice.


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#94 2013-01-07 13:12:21

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Re: Complete the series....

(xlviii) Complete this sequence:

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#95 2013-01-07 13:20:57

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Hi;


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#96 2013-01-07 13:46:43

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#97 2013-01-08 01:07:11

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is also a valid answer.


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#98 2013-01-08 03:31:14

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Re: Complete the series....

(xlix)

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