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    Unhappy find the pattern

    I need to find the pattern between these two sequences for programming, please help

    x | y

    1 | 13
    2 | 12
    3 | 11
    4 | 10
    5 | 9
    6 | 8


    Thank you.

    nevermind, it's |x-14|

    And no, I didn't solve it, the gyu next to me did.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Freaky-Person View Post
    I need to find the pattern between these two sequences for programming, please help

    1 | 13
    2 | 12
    3 | 11
    4 | 10
    5 | 9
    6 | 8


    Thank you.
    how do you want the pattern written? the numbers on the right are 14 minus the numbers on the left. so we can say.

    f(n) = 14 - n

    where n is the number of the row we are at.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Freaky-Person View Post
    I need to find the pattern between these two sequences for programming, please help

    x | y

    1 | 13
    2 | 12
    3 | 11
    4 | 10
    5 | 9
    6 | 8


    Thank you.

    nevermind, it's |x-14|

    And no, I didn't solve it, the gyu next to me did.
    x+y=14

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