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Find the next number in the series

  1. Jul 7, 2003 #1

    Greg Bernhardt

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    Find the next number in the series:

    2, 5, 5, 4, 5, 6, 3, 7, _
     
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  3. Jul 7, 2003 #2
    The next is 6
    The series is the number of segments that takes to draw the numbers starting from 1 in a calculator
     
  4. Jul 7, 2003 #3
    dammit first time i get the opurtunity to answer and i dont know it!
     
  5. Jul 7, 2003 #4

    Greg Bernhardt

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    meteor had you seen that series before?
     
  6. Jul 7, 2003 #5
    Certainly not, he,he. Google is my friend
     
  7. Jul 7, 2003 #6
    surely thats cheating!

    Here i was with my simple brain being all mathsy only to be told that its something really stupid.
     
  8. Jul 7, 2003 #7

    Greg Bernhardt

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    What did you search for?? I searched using the series and got no relevant results. I need to buy a new book! They seem to be all online! Oh well, point for meteor.
     
  9. Jul 7, 2003 #8
    I demand a recount!
     
  10. Jul 7, 2003 #9
    So what's the series then?[?]
     
  11. Jul 7, 2003 #10

    Greg Bernhardt

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    meteor got it correct for one point
     
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