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Simple Number Problem

sdhalepaska
What does the following list of numbers have in common and what would the next number be:

2, 5, 5, 4, 5, 6, 3, 7, X
Jun 21 '07 #1
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DeMan
1,806 1GB
The next number is 6.....
If that is correct I can explain why, but others might like a go first.....
Jun 21 '07 #2
The next number is 6.....
If that is correct I can explain why, but others might like a go first.....
That is correct. Go ahead and explain it if you want. I would be interested to see hear how you figured it out...
Jun 21 '07 #3
DeMan
1,806 1GB
the number of bars on an LED/LCD (display) required to display different numbers.....

eg
Expand|Select|Wrap|Line Numbers
  1. 1 = |
  2.     |   
  3. (2 bars) etc.....
  4.  
Jun 21 '07 #4
DeMan
1,806 1GB
What about :
2,1,2,2,2,1,2,2,X,Y,Z

(if you get all 3 I'll assume you understand why!!)
Jun 21 '07 #5
What about :
2,1,2,2,2,1,2,2,X,Y,Z

(if you get all 3 I'll assume you understand why!!)
I would guess 2, 2, 2 but my guess would be based on a hope that you have one too many 2s in your question.
Jun 22 '07 #6
DeMan
1,806 1GB
'fraid that's not the answer, and I double checked, there is no extraneous digit......
Jun 22 '07 #7
x=2
y=1
z=2

The pattern : 2122
Jul 6 '07 #8
tezza98
38
What about :
2,1,2,2,2,1,2,2,X,Y,Z

(if you get all 3 I'll assume you understand why!!)
2
1
3

is the answer,

i thought it was some binary code to start of with but it is much simpler

i do actually know the answer, i didnt pull these numbers from thin air
Jul 9 '07 #9

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