Hi

I have these numbers and they are suppose to have a pattern but I cant seem to figure it out.

1) 0,4,8,21,52,65

2) 15,26,40,16,37,58

3) 5,2,6,3,9,6

Any help and explanation would be greatly appreciated (Worried)(Thinking)

Thanks in Advance

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- Feb 17th 2008, 11:31 AMmiramontesPatterns and Numbers HELP?!?!
Hi

I have these numbers and they are suppose to have a pattern but I cant seem to figure it out.

1) 0,4,8,21,52,65

2) 15,26,40,16,37,58

3) 5,2,6,3,9,6

Any help and explanation would be greatly appreciated (Worried)(Thinking)

Thanks in Advance - Feb 17th 2008, 11:58 AMPlato
Try this web site.

The On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences - Feb 17th 2008, 03:45 PMmiramontes
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thank you for that website, it can come in handy for many things

I was able to get help for the first pattern however, the last 2 didnt have any solution so I am still stuck.

Can any1 else help me????(Time)(Worried) - Feb 17th 2008, 03:56 PMPlato
- Feb 17th 2008, 08:00 PMtopsquark
There are, of course, really an infinite number of possibilities, but I have come up with a pattern for this last one:

Start with 5.

Subtract 3.

Add 4

Subtract 3.

Add 6

Subtract 3.

So I would say that the next two lines would be

Add 8

Subtract 3.

Then

Add 10

Subtract 3.

etc.

-Dan