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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is going to be true regardless of whatever fifth term he puts there.

What is the next term in the sequence

1, 2, 4, 8, 16...?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Well, it is, but it is the most likely that the 6th term they want is 3/16.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Why do you like 3 / 16?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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I do not. It just looks like something that the question setter might like.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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In what manner do you arrive at it?

By the way do you know about the demonstrations?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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I noticed that the numerator of the terms with odd indexes are the same as their indexes, and the ones with even indexes were 1, so, I tried multiplying both the denominator and the numerator of those by the required power of 2. After that it was easy.

What demonstrations?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Wolfram of course! They have thousands of them.

http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/

Pick a topic and look around.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Is there a way to make this in M?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Why not just download the notebook?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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I have. There is no code in it.

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

There is code in there.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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That is an animation. I cannot see any actual M code.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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On the sides are cell grouping lines click them and you see some code.

But that is an authored version. The code is incomplete, I have another source notebook.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Try here for the source code.

http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/versi … rsion=0026

If you can not get that then here is what you want:

```
Manipulate[
Module[{m1 = {Reverse[pt1], {-1, 1} pt1},
m2 = {Reverse[pt2], {-1, 1} pt2}},
Graphics[MapIndexed[{Thickness[0.01 th^#2[[1]]], Line[#]} &,
NestList[
Flatten[Map[{{#[[2]], #[[2]] + m1.(#[[2]] - #[[1]])}, {#[[
2]], #[[2]] + m2.(#[[2]] - #[[1]])}} &, #],
1] &, {{{0, -1}, {0, 0}}}, gen]],
PlotRange -> {{-3, 3}, {-1, 5}}, ImageSize -> {500, 400}]], {{gen,
7, "generations"}, 3, 10, 1}, {{th, 0.7, "thickness ratio"}, 0.01,
1.2}, {{pt1, {-0.25, 0.75}}, {-3, -1}, {3, 3},
Locator}, {{pt2, {0.25, 0.75}}, {-3, -1}, {3, 3}, Locator}]
```

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Actually, you were right. When I clicked on an unexpanded cell, the code was shown.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I have provided the code for you in the previous post. Cell grouping is a way to hide many cells. They appear as one. Also, it is a way to arrange work together.

Nothing beats M.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Thanks, anyway.

I am going to look at some more of them.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is why I sent you the link. There are thousands with dozens coming in everyday. Did you drag on the branches as well as move the slider? What other language other than a CAS could program that in 5 lines of code?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Yes, I have moved them. I will try and change their code to get the tree from one of the eulerproject problems.

Oh, have you seen my solution of phro's "bobbym's YOB" puzzle?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I worked on that one for Agnishom and solved it.

No, I have not seen your solution. I have been busy working on a full solution to the sudoku thread.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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I do not remember your solution.

Sudoku thread?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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It might not be the same problem but I worked on a projecteuler problem. I think it was #300? It should have me on the solution list.

Yes, the one you and phrontister are working on. There are two questions that need answering.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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I do not remember working on a sudoku problem...

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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It is sort of a combination of sudoku and a rubiks cube.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Oh, that one. Well, I haven't worked on it much.

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