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**picon****Member**- Registered: 2014-04-30
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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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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi picon,

Welcome to the forum.

Bob

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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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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**phrontister****Real Member**- From: The Land of Tomorrow
- Registered: 2009-07-12
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Hi picon,

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

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