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#1 2014-04-30 22:07:02

picon
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Registered: 2014-04-30
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Number in the series

I want to know what next two numbers will be in the series

8,15,10,13,12,11,14,9,16,7,___ ,   ___

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#2 2014-04-30 22:46:06

bob bundy
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Re: Number in the series

hi picon,

Welcome to the forum.

Bob


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#3 2014-05-01 01:39:21

bobbym
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Re: Number in the series

Hi picon;

If you pair the numbers off you see that each pair sums to 23. The first number appears to be going up by 2 so I think the next 2 are 18 and 5.


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#4 2014-05-01 01:53:26

phrontister
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Re: Number in the series

Hi picon,

Last edited by phrontister (2014-05-01 16:00:51)


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