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#1
03-29-2006, 04:01 PM
 Fish Guest Join Date: Nov 2000
Math games

eighteen – seven = one
nine + ten = fifteen
two x one = _____

one four two zero _____ million

zero, twenty, six, two, five, four, two, six, _____
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#2
03-29-2006, 04:18 PM
 Iacob_Matthew Guest Join Date: Feb 2003
Quote:
 Originally Posted by Fish eighteen – seven = one nine + ten = fifteen two x one = _____
Seventeen (9 letters- 8-5 for eighteen-seven = 3 for one, & 4+3=7.)

Quote:
 one four two zero _____ million
I could make 1, 4, or 6 fit this pattern, but the first one that popped into my head was 3. (sucessor of every other number).

Mine: try & guess how I got 1, 4, & 6 for #2
#3
03-29-2006, 07:18 PM
 Fish Guest Join Date: Nov 2000
Quote:
 Originally Posted by Iacob_Matthew Seventeen (9 letters- 8-5 for eighteen-seven = 3 for one, & 4+3=7.)
Correct.

Quote:
 I could make 1, 4, or 6 fit this pattern, but the first one that popped into my head was 3. (sucessor of every other number).
I notice you're using numerals. That's not what I put.

No, neither 1, 4 or 6 were what I had in mind.
#4
03-29-2006, 07:30 PM
 Mbossa Guest Join Date: Aug 2003
Quote:
 Originally Posted by Fish one four two zero _____ million
Forty-one? If not, fifty-one?
SPOILER:
If I'm correct, the position of the 'o' in the word determines the place on the list. I'm not sure if I'm allowed to ignore the first 'o' in forty-one, hence my second guess.
#5
03-29-2006, 07:50 PM
 Mbossa Guest Join Date: Aug 2003
And naturally, I miscount. Even if my method was right, my guesses were wrong. I'll have to think about it for a bit before I guess again.
#6
03-30-2006, 12:41 AM
 Ellis Dee Guest Join Date: Jul 2003
googol?
#7
03-30-2006, 12:59 AM
 Fish Guest Join Date: Nov 2000
That certainly works. It's the only one I can think of that does, off-hand.
#8
03-30-2006, 01:07 AM
 tim314 Charter Member Join Date: Mar 2004 Posts: 3,746
I didn't come up with this one, but I can't remember where I saw it.

1
11
21
1211
111221
312211

What's the next line?
#9
03-30-2006, 01:50 AM
 Mbossa Guest Join Date: Aug 2003
Quote:
 Originally Posted by tim314 I didn't come up with this one, but I can't remember where I saw it. 1 11 21 1211 111221 312211 What's the next line?
13112221?

SPOILER:
If I'm correct, each line "describes" the previous one. The first line is a single 1, so the second line says "one 1". That is two ones, so the third line says "two 1s", which the fourth line describes as "one 2 and one 1", and so on.
#10
03-30-2006, 05:00 AM
 tim314 Charter Member Join Date: Mar 2004 Posts: 3,746
Quote:
 Originally Posted by Mbossa 13112221? SPOILER: If I'm correct, each line "describes" the previous one. The first line is a single 1, so the second line says "one 1". That is two ones, so the third line says "two 1s", which the fourth line describes as "one 2 and one 1", and so on.
That's correct.
#11
03-30-2006, 07:05 AM
 Sage Rat Member Join Date: Mar 2004 Location: Howdy Posts: 13,864
Orangutangs really like orange = 2867 122 86 731 1241 5183 142 86 731 1139 6901 6283 671 22 74 1369 3589 9991 3811 851 713 341 1133 4841 2867 122 86 731 187

5893 1909 989 1333 1147 407 1133 7313 5893 1909 989 1333 1147 407 1133 3811 851 1633 5041 2627 407 1133 309 6 142 = ?

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