# the next number in the line.

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• Aug 21st 2010, 02:36 AM
joophenk
the next number in the line.
well, this is the order:

0,8414709850
0.1411200080
-0,9589242750
0,6569865990
-0,9999902070
0,4201670370
-0,9613974920
0,149877210

i need to know whats the next number in this line is. this is all i got, no forumula's, ect. can some1 help me?(and move it if its not in the right place, im kinda new here and thought it would fit here)
• Aug 21st 2010, 02:51 AM
HallsofIvy
There is NO "necessary" 'next number' in any sequence. Sometimes you can try to "guess" a simple pattern or formula, such as "add the same thing each step" (arithmetic sequence) or "multiply by the same thing each step". I note that the third number here is the negative of the sum of the first two but I don't see any clear way to get the fourth number.
• Aug 21st 2010, 07:54 AM
Technet
I don't think It's possible. Are you 100% sure you can make the next number?
I've just created an A4 piece of paper full with random numbers that don't match.
Nothing Matches.
• Aug 21st 2010, 08:52 AM
wonderboy1953
Quote:

Originally Posted by joophenk
well, this is the order:

0,8414709850
0.1411200080
-0,9589242750
0,6569865990
-0,9999902070
0,4201670370
-0,9613974920
0,149877210

i need to know whats the next number in this line is. this is all i got, no forumula's, ect. can some1 help me?(and move it if its not in the right place, im kinda new here and thought it would fit here)

What's the leadin to this problem? (e.g. a math homework and what was the lesson of the day for your class? Do you have any notes?)