22/7 wrote:If I could have an alternate horn that would yell "If you use your turn signal, I'll let you in" loud enough to hear inside another car, I would pay nearly any amount of money for it.
Puck wrote:Sorry, OEIS says that those numbers don't exist in that order.
tricky77puzzle wrote:thc wrote:Spoiler:The answer is 210. Take differences between terms.
Uh huh. That's a very big spoiler. Thanks a lot... so It was a quadratic function!
++$_ wrote:tricky77puzzle wrote:thc wrote:Spoiler:The answer is 210. Take differences between terms.
Uh huh. That's a very big spoiler. Thanks a lot... so It was a quadratic function!Spoiler:Looks more like a cubic to me, but that's the answer I got as well.
fransisco4 wrote:I don't get it. Care to explain?
qinwamascot wrote:It really could be anything. There's no way to know what formula we're talking about from finitely many terms. The cubic one may seem simpler, but that doesn't make it any more correct.
the right answer is, of course, 42
Office_Shredder wrote:I'm pretty sure this discussion was already held
Token wrote:Frimble wrote:It irritates me that this sort of question frequently appears on 11+ tests and GCSE Maths exams. The next term could be any number at all, yet only one specific number is marked as correct.
It irritates ME that people think "it could be anything" is a clever answer.
ameretrifle wrote:Magic space feudalism is therefore a viable idea.
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