# Math Help - [SOLVED] Need help with patterns and sequences

1. ## [SOLVED] Need help with patterns and sequences

What is the answer to this pattern and why?

F, S, S, M, ____, _____.

and also....

What is the next letter in this sequence and why?

Banana....Strawberry...Asparagus...Eggplant...Oran ge
Y R G P ?

2. Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday, …, ….

3. Originally Posted by JaneBennet
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday, …, ….
i hate questions like these, you can come up with anything and say that's the pattern...

i remember one of my professors made a point once. he gave us a list of numbers and asked us to tell him what pattern he was thinking of. we came up with a formula that worked, but when he asked us to predict the next number, we were way off. the problem: he was thinking of the street numbers for the subway station stops rather than a sequence of numbers given by a mathematical formula

Originally Posted by Tsukaira

What is the next letter in this sequence and why?

Banana....Strawberry...Asparagus...Eggplant...Oran ge
Y R G P ?
the letters are the colors of the foods above them...

4. Originally Posted by Jhevon
i hate questions like these, you can come up with anything and say that's the pattern...
I agree with you. These questions here aren’t math questions at all, more like questions from an outdated IQ test.

5. I totally agree!

Here's one of my favorite jokes . . .

What is the next term in the sequence? . $1,\,3,\,5,\,7,\,\hdots$