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#1 2014-08-01 11:31:22

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Which number comes next in the sequence?

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#2 2014-08-02 00:28:40

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Re: Which number comes next in the sequence?

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#3 2014-08-02 03:17:39

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Re: Which number comes next in the sequence?

xD How long did it take you to figure it out?

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#4 2014-08-02 05:59:23

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Re: Which number comes next in the sequence?

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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#5 2014-08-02 06:53:31

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Re: Which number comes next in the sequence?

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.


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#6 2014-08-12 02:33:20

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Re: Which number comes next in the sequence?

19?

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#7 2014-08-12 02:38:08

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Re: Which number comes next in the sequence?

I can fit this polynomial on the data


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#8 2014-08-13 10:15:59

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Re: Which number comes next in the sequence?

anna_gg wrote:

19?

Congrats.


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#9 2014-09-04 08:12:33

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Re: Which number comes next in the sequence?

I thought the next number was 91 sad

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#10 2014-09-09 22:19:53

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Re: Which number comes next in the sequence?

91 does seem more appropriate.


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#11 2014-09-20 00:19:19

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Re: Which number comes next in the sequence?

anonimnystefy wrote:

91 does seem more appropriate.

Yep it's 91. My bad.


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#12 2014-11-30 20:22:28

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Re: Which number comes next in the sequence?

I believe it is 91 as indicated above.


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