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Paro
04-01-2002, 12:46 AM
What is value of the missing integer in this sequence (and explain how you figured this out):

6, 2, 5, 5, 4, 5, 6, 3, _

ihsir
04-01-2002, 01:24 AM
Is it by any chance 5

Paro
04-01-2002, 01:26 AM
actually, i dont even know, someone else posted it on a different forum and i was hoping someone knew the answer :D

ihsir
04-01-2002, 01:39 AM
you...!@#@!# , using my kind nature and superior intelligence to get things done for you. :p

why dont you get back to that forum and see what the answer is.
or even better try Google :D

shtarker
04-01-2002, 04:27 AM
>>or even better try Google
HAH!
It worked
The answer's 7
I don't know why though, the site was in german.

nvoigt
04-01-2002, 06:24 AM
Post the link, I'll translate.

Unregistered
04-01-2002, 08:11 AM
does it work for the centre outwards, increasing to the right decreasing to the left?

err maybe not, let me have another think...

shtarker
04-01-2002, 09:32 AM
>>Post the link, I'll translate.

Google seems to have changed, its now giving me some other one in english this time.
Ah well time to spoil it. . . . .
The pattern is based on the number of leds required for a calculator to display each digit.

Unregistered
04-01-2002, 09:38 AM
damn thats hard, I still cant work it out!!

ihsir
04-01-2002, 10:14 AM
>>HAH!
It worked <<

LOL

Lets all bow down to great GOOGLE.

Magos
04-01-2002, 12:30 PM
Originally posted by shtarker
The pattern is based on the number of leds required for a calculator to display each digit.
Ahhhh, I see:


_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
| | | _| _| |_| |_ |_ | |_| |_|
|_| | |_ _| | _| |_| | |_| |
6 2 5 5 4 5 6 3 7 5

That's clever. Hard to find out, but clever... :)