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**PatternMan****Member**- Registered: 2014-03-08
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*Last edited by PatternMan (2014-08-01 11:32:22)*

"School conditions you to reject your own judgement and experiences. The facts are in the textbook. Memorize and follow the rules. What they don't tell you is the people that discovered the facts and wrote the textbooks are people like you and me."

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**PatternMan****Member**- Registered: 2014-03-08
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xD How long did it take you to figure it out?

*Last edited by PatternMan (2014-08-02 03:18:01)*

"School conditions you to reject your own judgement and experiences. The facts are in the textbook. Memorize and follow the rules. What they don't tell you is the people that discovered the facts and wrote the textbooks are people like you and me."

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi PatternMan;

A question. Is the phrase "Which number comes next in the sequence?" part of the original problem? Did you add it?

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**PatternMan****Member**- Registered: 2014-03-08
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bobbym wrote:

Hi PatternMan;

A question. Is the phrase "Which number comes next in the sequence?" part of the original problem? Did you add it?

It's part of the original question.

"School conditions you to reject your own judgement and experiences. The facts are in the textbook. Memorize and follow the rules. What they don't tell you is the people that discovered the facts and wrote the textbooks are people like you and me."

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**anna_gg****Member**- Registered: 2012-01-10
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19?

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I can fit this polynomial on the data

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**PatternMan****Member**- Registered: 2014-03-08
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anna_gg wrote:

19?

Congrats.

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**marcuslee****Member**- Registered: 2014-09-04
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I thought the next number was 91

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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91 does seem more appropriate.

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**PatternMan****Member**- Registered: 2014-03-08
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anonimnystefy wrote:

91 does seem more appropriate.

Yep it's 91. My bad.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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I believe it is 91 as indicated above.

**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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