# Math Help - What is the next term ?

1. ## What is the next term ?

What is the next term ?

61 , 52 , 63 , 94 , 46 , ??

2. Hi

Originally Posted by simplependulum
What is the next term ?

61 , 52 , 63 , 94 , 46 , ??
I think the answer is 18, because

$4^2 = 16 \Rightarrow 61$

$5^2 = 25 \Rightarrow 52$

$6^2 = 36 \Rightarrow 63$

$7^2 = 49 \Rightarrow 94$

$8^2 = 64 \Rightarrow 46$

$9^2 = 81 \Rightarrow 18$

Yours
Rapha

3. Exactly ! I found this problem from a book I read a year ago . This trick has been etched in my mind , haha .