Can you figure this one out?

3 7 14 23 36 49 66 83

What number comes next?

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- Apr 7th 2005, 02:32 PMMathManSequence
Can you figure this one out?

3 7 14 23 36 49 66 83

What number comes next? - Apr 8th 2005, 08:47 AMMathGuruAnswer is in white
The answer is 104 or 8^2 + 23

The set is derived from N^2 + Pn

Where P is the set of all primes and P1=2, P2=3, P3=5 etc.

1^2 + 2 = 3

2^2 + 3 = 7

3^2 + 5 = 14

4^2 + 7 = 23

5^2 + 11 = 36

6^2 + 13 = 49

7^2 + 17 = 66

8^2 + 19 = 83

9^2 + 23 =**104**

- Apr 8th 2005, 08:57 AMMathMan
Thats right. Good job!

By the way Happy B-Day Guru - Apr 25th 2005, 12:04 PMMiss HillQuote:

Originally Posted by**MathMan**

- Apr 25th 2005, 01:14 PMShmuel
Welcom Miss Hill,

Yes it is wrong. But nice try for a blonde! (just joking;) ) If you want to know the answer highlight the response by Mathguru. We post answers to puzzles in white so that you don't see it if you don't want to.