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## #51 2011-08-27 21:47:08

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### Re: Sequences!

Hi,

That looks random!
Maybe -325, -2340, -7457
using lagrange polynomial.

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## #52 2013-02-06 23:53:16

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### Re: Sequences!

Here is another sequence:

1,2,2,2,2,4,4,4,8,8,8,8,8,16,16,16,16,32,32,32...

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## #53 2013-02-07 12:56:37

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### Re: Sequences!

I got 64,64,64,64,64,64,64 for the next seven terms.

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## #54 2013-02-07 19:08:38

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### Re: Sequences!

Hi bobbym

I am sorry, but that is not correct.

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## #55 2013-02-07 19:40:00

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### Re: Sequences!

Hi;

I know that, but it is still one possible answer.

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If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
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## #56 2013-02-07 19:42:04

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### Re: Sequences!

Of course, but it is not the wanted one.

Here are the first 50 terms:

Last edited by anonimnystefy (2013-03-24 04:31:40)

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #57 2013-02-07 19:53:32

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### Re: Sequences!

I know that too. I got my answer from a little trick. Now the chance that it coincided with what you wanted was about a billion to one...

Thanks for the extra terms.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #58 2013-02-07 19:56:53

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### Re: Sequences!

Which little trick?

You are welcome.

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #59 2013-02-07 20:06:44

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I figured it was the decimal digits of

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## #60 2013-02-07 20:08:49

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### Re: Sequences!

Huh, so PSLQ?

I never got it to work on Maxima. The lattice transform is a real pain.

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
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## #61 2013-02-07 20:10:39

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Mightier than a PSLQ!

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If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
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## #62 2013-02-07 20:24:07

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### Re: Sequences!

What is it?

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## #63 2013-02-07 20:25:58

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Maple and an m are a formidable combination.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #64 2013-02-07 20:40:26

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How are you doing on the sequence with the new terms?

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Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #65 2013-02-07 20:45:02

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Not very good.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #66 2013-02-07 20:52:58

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### Re: Sequences!

Hi bobbym

Ok, tell me if you get anything.

In the mean time, could you move this thread to Exercises. I don't know what I was thinking when making this thread...

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #67 2013-02-07 20:56:48

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### Re: Sequences!

Are there any more terms that you know of?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #68 2013-02-07 21:00:36

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### Re: Sequences!

I can get you as many terms as you want.

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #69 2013-02-07 21:01:51

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### Re: Sequences!

Please put a few more there then.

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If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
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## #70 2013-02-07 21:04:07

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### Re: Sequences!

Would a 100 do?

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
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## #71 2013-02-07 21:18:56

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### Re: Sequences!

Hi;

It will have to.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #72 2013-02-07 21:23:10

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### Re: Sequences!

Well, I can always give you more, if you want...

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #73 2013-02-07 21:42:18

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### Re: Sequences!

Hi;

No, those will do for now.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #74 2013-02-07 22:08:15

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Okay!

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #75 2013-02-07 23:50:25

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It looks like I will need 121,312,416 more...

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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