The numbers in the brackets follow the same pattern

[2,6,24] [3,2,15] [7,5,X]

Find the value of X

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- Oct 11th 2012, 07:13 AMKayPeeNumber Pattern
**The numbers in the brackets follow the same pattern**

[2,6,24] [3,2,15] [7,5,X]

Find the value of X - Oct 12th 2012, 12:40 PMSorobanRe: Number Pattern
Hello, KayPee!

Quote:

The numbers in the brackets follow the same pattern: .[2, 6, 24] .[3, 2, 15] .[7, 5, X]

Find the value of X.

The pattern seems to be: .$\displaystyle [a,\,b,\,3(a+b)]$

Therefore: .$\displaystyle [7,\,5,\,36]$

- Oct 14th 2012, 05:23 AMtopsquarkRe: Number Pattern
- Oct 14th 2012, 05:52 AMHallsofIvyRe: Number Pattern
I can't be certain but I suspect Soroban

**tried**a number of calculations until one worked. - Oct 14th 2012, 02:39 PMSorobanRe: Number Pattern
Hello, HallsofIvy!

That's exactly what I did.

- Oct 22nd 2012, 02:08 PMHallsofIvyRe: Number Pattern
I have gotten complaints about constantly telling people on this and other boards to

**try**something!