## Re: [MATH for FUN] [Daily Brain Teasers] Tough next number sequence - 27 November

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Message 1 of 11 , Nov 29, 2012
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23 21 -2 24 3 19 -5 26 7 15 -11 28 13 11 -17 30 19 7 -23 36 29
5 -31 42 37 1 -41 44 43 -3 -47 50 53 -9 -59 52 61 -15 -67 56 71
-17 -73 62 79 -21 -83
stevo

On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 8:44 PM, MorphemeAddict <lytlesw@...> wrote:

> It looks like the first one that is less than zero is when the
> |difference| is 47.
> At larger successive values, they alternate positive and negative,
> centered (at least approximately) on zero.
>
> stevo
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> On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 8:36 PM, MorphemeAddict <lytlesw@...> wrote:
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>> On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 8:09 PM, Eric OBrien <eobrien19@...> wrote:
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>>> Sure, this one was simple, but it begs a question:
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>>> Would this sequence ever generate a negative value?
>>>
>> I don't know, but I wonder if it starts at 23 just to avoid that problem
>> for at least the part of the sequence we're given.
>>
>> stevo
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>>>
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>>> Sent: Wednesday, November 28, 2012 8:02 PM
>>> Subject: Re: [MATH for FUN] [Daily Brain Teasers] Tough next number
>>> sequence - 27 November
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>>> This is the simplest number sequence puzzle I've ever seen on this list.
>>>
>>> stevo
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>>> On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 3:03 AM, lavesh rawat <love19_foryou@...
>>> >wrote:
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>>> > Tough next number sequence - 27 November
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>>> > Find the next number in the sequence 23 21 24 19 26 15 28 11 30 7 36 ?
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>>> > Solution
>>> > Will be updated after 1 day
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• the next term is 5 subtract and add the prime numbers alternativly starting by -2 then +3 .......... To: mathforfun@yahoogroups.com From: lytlesw@gmail.com
Message 2 of 11 , Dec 3, 2012
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the next term is 5
subtract and add the prime numbers alternativly starting by -2 then +3 ..........

To: mathforfun@yahoogroups.com
From: lytlesw@...
Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2012 14:44:26 -0500
Subject: Re: [MATH for FUN] [Daily Brain Teasers] Tough next number sequence - 27 November

23 21 -2 24 3 19 -5 26 7 15 -11 28 13 11 -17 30 19 7 -23 36 29

5 -31 42 37 1 -41 44 43 -3 -47 50 53 -9 -59 52 61 -15 -67 56 71

-17 -73 62 79 -21 -83

stevo

On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 8:44 PM, MorphemeAddict <lytlesw@...> wrote:

> It looks like the first one that is less than zero is when the

> |difference| is 47.

> At larger successive values, they alternate positive and negative,

> centered (at least approximately) on zero.

>

> stevo

>

>

> On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 8:36 PM, MorphemeAddict <lytlesw@...> wrote:

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>> On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 8:09 PM, Eric OBrien <eobrien19@...> wrote:

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>>> **

>>>

>>>

>>> Sure, this one was simple, but it begs a question:

>>>

>>> Would this sequence ever generate a negative value?

>>>

>> I don't know, but I wonder if it starts at 23 just to avoid that problem

>> for at least the part of the sequence we're given.

>>

>> stevo

>>

>>>

>>> ________________________________

>>> To: mathforfun@yahoogroups.com

>>> Sent: Wednesday, November 28, 2012 8:02 PM

>>> Subject: Re: [MATH for FUN] [Daily Brain Teasers] Tough next number

>>> sequence - 27 November

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>>>

>>>

>>>

>>> This is the simplest number sequence puzzle I've ever seen on this list.

>>>

>>> stevo

>>>

>>> On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 3:03 AM, lavesh rawat <love19_foryou@...

>>> >wrote:

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>>> > **

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>>> >

>>> >

>>> > Tough next number sequence - 27 November

>>> >

>>> > Find the next number in the sequence 23 21 24 19 26 15 28 11 30 7 36 ?

>>> >

>>> >

>>> > Solution

>>> > Will be updated after 1 day

>>> >

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• it will generate the negative value if we subtract 47 (the first prime after doubling the first term of the sequence) 36-31=5 5+37=42 42-41=1 1+43=44
Message 3 of 11 , Dec 3, 2012
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it will generate the negative value if we subtract 47 (the first prime after doubling the first term of the sequence)
36-31=5
5+37=42
42-41=1
1+43=44
44-(47)=-3

To: mathforfun@yahoogroups.com
From: eobrien19@...
Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2012 17:09:33 -0800
Subject: Re: [MATH for FUN] [Daily Brain Teasers] Tough next number sequence - 27 November

Sure, this one was simple, but it begs a question:

Would this sequence ever generate a negative value?

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To: mathforfun@yahoogroups.com

Sent: Wednesday, November 28, 2012 8:02 PM

Subject: Re: [MATH for FUN] [Daily Brain Teasers] Tough next number sequence - 27 November

This is the simplest number sequence puzzle I've ever seen on this list.

stevo

On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 3:03 AM, lavesh rawat <love19_foryou@...>wrote:

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> Tough next number sequence - 27 November

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> Find the next number in the sequence 23 21 24 19 26 15 28 11 30 7 36 ?

>

>

> Solution

> Will be updated after 1 day

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• 23 21 24 19 26 15 28 11 30 7 36,,,,,,,,,5,,42,,1,,44,,-3............ To: mathforfun@yahoogroups.com From: lytlesw@gmail.com Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2012 20:02:11
Message 4 of 11 , Dec 3, 2012
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23 21 24 19 26 15 28 11 30 7 36,,,,,,,,,5,,42,,1,,44,,-3............

To: mathforfun@yahoogroups.com
From: lytlesw@...
Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2012 20:02:11 -0500
Subject: Re: [MATH for FUN] [Daily Brain Teasers] Tough next number sequence - 27 November

This is the simplest number sequence puzzle I've ever seen on this list.

stevo

On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 3:03 AM, lavesh rawat <love19_foryou@...>wrote:

> **

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> Tough next number sequence - 27 November

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> Find the next number in the sequence 23 21 24 19 26 15 28 11 30 7 36 ?

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>

> Solution

> Will be updated after 1 day

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