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An alphabetic sequence 
20170917 

From malik: find the letter of the following series....?
ZOTTFFSSE Answered by Penny Nom. 





Successive Differences 
20170406 

From Twaha: Please find the equation of the sequence 1 2 4 7 11 16 22 Answered by Penny Nom. 





A sequence 
20160105 

From Mia: the next three terms in each sequence. 0.4, 0.54, 0.68, 0.82, Answered by Penny Nom. 





The sequence 1,2,4,7,11,16... 
20151015 

From HEMANT: what is the next term in the sequence : 1,2,4,7,11,16,? Answered by Penny Nom. 





The nth term 
20150704 

From ujjal: What is the nth term in the order 6,8,10.... Answered by Penny Nom. 





1,4,9,61,52,___ 
20150121 

From Mubashir: 1,4,9,61,,52,___,84,___,18,1,121,___
please tell me its formula and also that rule that is being applied here like adding 3 or subtracting 5 etc. Answered by Walter Whiteley. 





A sequence 
20150113 

From cyaz: write a rule for each sequence then find next 3 terms for 7/8, 3 1/8, 5 3/8 Answered by Penny Nom. 





A sequence 
20140210 

From Joshua: hello..the question I have today is... A sequence... 1,5,14,30,55,91 find the general terms. Answered by Penny Nom. 





A sequence 
20140130 

From joshua: hi...really struggle with one question that the teacher gave us...
The sequence is 1,2,1,5,8,1,11,___,___ Answered by Penny Nom. 





Find the next 3 terms of the sequence 
20131219 

From Lanelyn: Find the next 3 terms of the sequence 2,3,9,23,48,87,__,__,__ Answered by Robert Dawson. 





Write a rule for the sequence 
20130220 

From Angelia: Write a rule for the sequence. Then, find the unknown term. 1 3/8, 1 ¾, 2 1/8, _______, 2 7/8 Think: The pattern is increasing. Add 1/6 to find the next term. Rule: _______________ Answered by Penny Nom. 





A sequence 
20110814 

From intesar: how do i figure this out 0,1/6,2/9,3/12 Answered by Penny Nom. 





The third term of a sequence 
20110813 

From sammantha: Find the 3rd term of the sequence, an=1.5(4)n  1. Answered by Penny Nom. 





The nth term 
20110430 

From Samantha: predict the general term, or the nth term, An for the sequence.
1/2,2/3,3/4,4/5,5/6 Answered by Penny Nom. 





The sequence 2,3,5,5,8,7,11 
20110119 

From taylor: number relationship in number sequence 2,3,5,5,8,7,11 Answered by Chris Fisher and Penny Nom. 





What is next in the sequence? 
20110113 

From jodi: what is next in the sequence 1, 1/4, 1/9, 1/16, 1/25 Answered by Penny Nom. 





rat sequence 
20100924 

From Vishal: this is known as rat sequence. I want to know the logic pf this :
1,2,4,8,16,77,145 Answered by Chris Fisher. 





A sequence 
20100413 

From Essence: hello,
I am having trouble doing my math homework. It asks me to write the first five terms of each sequence .I can not figure it out because it is a fraction.
The Problem Is:
{2n+1/2n} Answered by Penny Nom. 





A geometric sequence 
20100222 

From Kelsey: _, 2, _, _, 250, _
i don't know how to fill in the missing terms Answered by Penny Nom. 





A sequence 
20100127 

From Haku: if there are 8 dots in the first shape, 13 in the second, 19 in the third, and 26 in the fourth, then what is the formula? Answered by Penny Nom. 





A sequence 
20100122 

From brahmaji: 0 7 26 63 _ 215 342 fill the blank? find the missing number Answered by Robert Dawson. 





7 36 14 18 28 9 56 x y 
20091206 

From lisa: what is the sequence of x and y
7 36 14 18 28 9 56 x y Answered by Penny Nom. 





What number comes next? 
20091125 

From Mark: Can someone help and give me the break down of how to solve. 5,3,1,1 Answered by Penny Nom. 





What's the next term? 
20091103 

From bharat: if
1=5
2=25
3=325
4=4325
5=? Answered by Robert Dawson and Penny Nom. 





A sequence 
20091020 

From Alyce: The rule of this sequence is k=1/8n. Find the 8th term of the sequence.
1/8, 1/4, 3/8, 1/2, ...
Thanks! Answered by Penny Nom. 





The next three terms 
20091016 

From Shawn: I'm a parent and don't know how to help my 6th grader solve for this problem.
Name the next tree terms in this sequence and tell the rule used to find each:
1,0,1,0,1,2,3,8,25,..... Answered by Chris Fisher. 





What is the next term? 
20091004 

From julia: patterns
18 46 94 63 52 61 what is the next one? Answered by Penny Nom. 





A sequence 
20090915 

From Derek: what are the next four numbers in this sequence 1/8, 1/4, 3/8, 1/2... Answered by Penny Nom. 





A sequence 
20090711 

From jamie: what is the next number in the sequence and what is the relationship of the numbers? 36,16,20,10,12, _ Answered by Penny Nom. 





A sequence 
20090526 

From Jay: what is the equation that would give me the next 3 numbers in this progession: 0,1,5,14,20 Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





The nth term of a sequence 
20081120 

From kim: Find the next 2 terms of the sequence.
11n+2.5 Answered by Harley Weston. 





The nth term of a sequence 
20081116 

From Robin: How do I solve for the next term in the following sequence, I just don't want the answer...I want how to do it to. x,x 1, x 2
Also, how do I solve for the nth term? I can't understand the explanations I've found. He has numbers subscripted in his equations. Answered by Victoria West. 





1/8, 2/7, 1/2, 4/5, ..., ... 
20081106 

From katie: Inductive reasoning, what 1/8, 2/7, 1/2, 4/5, what would be the next two in th sequence. Answered by Penny Nom. 





A sequence 
20081026 

From Nicole: what is the rule to this sequence 3,6,12,24,48..... Answered by Penny Nom. 





The sequence 49,48,46,43,39... 
20081026 

From Kyle: What number comes next in the series 49,48,46,43,39...? Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





The sequence 6,1,6,2,6,4,6,8,6, 
20081026 

From Kyle: What number comes next in the series 6,1,6,2,6,4,6,8,6,? Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





The nth term of a sequence 
20080913 

From lavett: what is the Nth term in the sequence when the sequence is 2,4,8,16... and the term numbers are 1,2,3,4... Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





The nth term 
20080316 

From ryan: need help figuring nth term for 1, 2, 5, 14, 41...... could you please help Answered by Penny Nom. 





1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, ___ ___ ___ 
20080313 

From Karen: What is the rule for the following pattern, and what would come next?
1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, ___ ___ ___ Answered by Penny Nom. 





Find the next terms 
20080220 

From Darrin: I was given a number sequence and can't figure out the next terms to this
2,9,20,35,66,91...... Answered by Penny Nom. 





O.T.T.F.F.S.S 
20080125 

From Omar: What is the next letter in the following sequence:
O.T.T.F.F.S.S Answered by Penny Nom. 





1/2, 1/2, 3/8, 1/4, 5/32, 3/32, 7/128 
20080122 

From Neil: Find the next two terms in the following number sequence
1/2, 1/2, 3/8, 1/4, 5/32, 3/32, 7/128
Find a general rule for the nth term of the sequence Answered by Penny Nom. 





The sequence 3,12,26,45.... 
20071112 

From Tra: I can seem to find the realtionship in these sequence of numbers, I am looking for the next three. How can I determine that, I have tried everything??!!!
3,12,26,45.... Answered by Penny Nom. 





77,49,36,18,... 
20071011 

From Kim: Find a pattern and predict what comes next in this sequence 77,49,36,18,________________. Answered by Penny Nom. 





What are the next two terms? 
20070911 

From Sassy: I can't figure out what the next two integers in this pattern are 3,9,6,12,9 are. Answered by Stephen la Rocque. 





nth term in this series 
20070907 

From danii: im trying to solve the nth term for this pattern.
1 3 6 10 15 21 28
any help would be appretiated Answered by Stephen la Rocque. 





The next term 
20070907 

From Ariel: Please explain to me why 3^2 is a 9. One calculator give me an answer of positive 9.
WHAT IS THE NEXT TERM IN Each sequence/ What is its term number?
1/2, 2/3, 3/4, 5/6 6/7
1, 1/4, 1/9, 1/16 Answered by Stephen la Rocque. 





2,6,7,21,22,66,67 
20070828 

From EDWIN: this doesnt make any sense to me....... i cant find the pattern...
2,6,7,21,22,66,67 Answered by Leeanne Boehm and Stephen La Rocque. 





Find the next 3 terms of the sequence 
20070207 

From rose: find the next 3 terms of the sequence 2,3,9,23,48,87 Answered by Penny Nom. 





2 5 11 17 23 31 ? 
20060928 

From Bernice: How do you determine the next number in the following sequence: 2 5 11 17 23 31 ? Answered by Penny Nom. 





13 57 91 11 31 51 ?? 
20060615 

From Chastity: im trying to determine the missing number in the sequence
13 57 91 11 31 51 ?? Answered by Claude Tardif, Steve La Rocque and Natasha Glydon. 





8,_,4,9,1,_,10,3,_,0 
20060308 

From Rachel: I cant figure out this sequence if someone could help me
8,_,4,9,1,_,10,3,_,0 Answered by Claude Tardif. 





2,4,9,6,5,6,____,____,____,... 
20060306 

From Mike: I am having problems figuring out the following sequence:
2,4,9,6,5,6,____,____,____,...
We were able to guess that the pattern simply started to reverse itself,
but I was wondering if there were other possibilities.
Answered by Claude Tardif. 





The nth term 
20060305 

From Umar: my question is what is the nth term for a house of cards 4 stories high if you use the following numbers:
2 7 15 26 Answered by Penny Nom. 





The nth term of a sequence 
20060221 

From Mike: I'm having trouble finding the nth term in an equation, can you help me? Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





2, 6, 12, 20, 30, ... 
20051101 

From Rebecca: I have a sequence of I have a sequence of 2, 6, 12, 20, 30, and have no idea how to figure out the nth term please help! Answered by Claude Tardif. 





Find the next 5 terms 
20050924 

From Grant: n+7, 2n0.5, 4n. Find the next 5 terms of each one and explain the sequence in words Answered by Penny Nom. 





Finding the nth term 
20050912 

From Paul:
Hi , Im having a problem helping my daughter to find the Nth Term in the following sequences.
1/3 1/2 3/5 2/3
and
1 3 6 10
Answered by Penny Nom. 





1,4,9,1,6,2,5,3,6,4,9,6,4,8,1 
20050830 

From Liz: Find the next four numbers to the sequence 1,4,9,1,6,2,5,3,6,4,9,6,4,8,1,___,___,___,___. Answered by Penny Nom. 





A sequence 
20041211 

From Amanda: Find the nth term of the following sequence
4, 10, 28, 82 Answered by Penny Nom. 





A sequence 
20041119 

From Liucy: Find the Nth term:
10 40 90 160 250 Answered by Penny Nom. 





1,3,6,11,18,29,__ 
20040921 

From Guillermo: How do you get to the answer of this sequence
1,3,6,11,18,29,__ Answered by Claude Tardif. 





A challenge 
20040917 

From Lasse: xy
xx
xyx
xxx
xyxx
"x" and "y" each represents a number.
Find out the system to make the next line Answered by Penny Nom. 





What is the nth term 
20040407 

From Jason: 1 4 10 20 35 56 84
what is the nth term Answered by Claude Tardif. 





What's the next term? 
20040322 

From Garrett:
A friend hit me with these questions and won't tell me the answer nor how... please help? I've racked my brain and did all sorts of formulas, but I can't get it to work out... please...
What's the next number in this series...
5, 12, 17, 29, 46, ?
And this series...
12, 19, 28, 39, 52, 67, ?
and these...
ocoa, boco, oboc, dobo, odob, ?
Answered by Claude Tardif. 





A project about crosses 
20030610 

From Joel:
I have this project to do about crosses and I can't think of what the answer is for the following questions: What is the area rule of the crosses (the table below will help you)? Cross Number  Area sq cm  1  5  2  13  3  25  4  41  5  61  I also need to know what the formula is for it? Answered by Penny Nom. 





One one 
20030422 

From Brad: find the next two rows of numbers?
1
1 1
2 1
1 1 1 2
3 1 1 2
1 1 1 2 1 3
Answered by Leeanne Boehm. 





8,27,64 . . . 
20020905 

From Mike: We have been trying with no luck all night to complete the following math pattern (next 3 entries) 8,27,64 . . . Any ideas?? Answered by Penny Nom. 





1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, etc. 
20020904 

From Ginger: I've been working with finding the nth term for a few weeks, and i can't seem to figure this one out! 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, etc. Answered by Leeanne Boehm. 





What is the next term? 
20020621 

From A student: What is the next term in the sequence: 1, 5, 14, 30..... Answered by Penny Nom. 





Sequences that agree on their first four terms 
20020516 

From Mike: Are there two formulas that define sequences that agree on their first four terms, but differ on the fifth term and all succeeding terms? Answered by Chris Fisher. 





What's the next term? 
20020429 

From A student: Find the nth term for the following: 1) 12, 30, 56, 90, 132 2) 6, 30, 84, 180, 330 3) 8, 15, 24, 35, 48 4) 10, 17, 26, 37, 50 5) 24, 40, 60, 84, 112 6) 24, 60, 120, 336, 504
Please show the FULL working out. Answered by Penny Nom. 





Successive differences 
20020120 

From Linsey: what is the rule for working out the formula for a sequence with three lines of difference? eg.
1, 3, 7, 15, 29
1st line differences: 2, 4, 8, 14
2nd line differences: 2, 4, 6
3rd line differences: 2, 2 Answered by Penny Nom. 





A sequence 
20020116 

From Chris: I have spent two days trying to determine the pattern to the following set of numbers: 1,4,9,1,6,2,5,3,6,4,9,6,4,8,1,____. I need the next four numbers to the sequence. Answered by Claude Tardif. 





A sequence of number pairs 
20020110 

From Terry: Three is the first number of a pair, and 8 is the second.
a. If 50 is the first number, what is the second number? b. If 200 is the first number, what is the second number? c. If 89 is the second number, what is the first number? d. If a number n is the first number, what is the second number?
38 411 514 617 ____ ____ ____ 1029 ____ ____ ____
Answered by Peny Nom. 





Number sequences 
20011117 

From Stephanie: My name is Stephanie. My grade 7 math class is studying number sequences and, to me, they make almost no sense at all. Here I wrote down 2 of the many problems I have for homework and was wondering if you could explain them to me (I have to find the next 3 numbers in each sequence.) It would be a big help! 10, 14, 18, 22, _, _, _. 12, 21, 39, 75, _, _, _. Answered by Penny Nom. 





Some terms in a sequence 
20010115 

From jamie: Please help as soon as possible! i am stuck with some terms in a sequence. the terms are 1st term=1, 2nd term=10, 3rd term=35, 4th term=84, 5th term=165, 6th term=286. can anyone tell me the formula for the nth term? n is term number Answered by Sukanta Pati. 





A sequence question 
20001023 

From Chell: I have the following sequence: 4 16 37 58 89 145 42 20 I have no clue how to arrive at an answer. I've checked to see if it can be defined as an arithmetic or geometric series, and it can't. I've looked for primes and noticed that 37 and 89 are the only primes ... but from there I've lost. Nothing I've tried seems to work, so please help! Thanks a million!!!! Answered by Chris Fisher. 





Find the next term 
20000812 

From Ashley: 8,27,64 I need the next three numbers & I can't figure it out. I have worked on this all day. Answered by Penny Nom. 





A sequence 
20000616 

From Claire Hall: Can you find the formula for the pattern 4,12,24,40,60 Answered by AClaude Tardif. 





Completing a sequence 
20000317 

From David Grimmer: Complete the following sequence so that, after the first two terms, each successive term is the average of all the preceding terms. 20__ __ 28 __ __ Answered by Penny Nom. 





What's the next term? 
20000229 

From Meredith O'Neill: At this point, the whole family wants to know the answer. if possible an explanation. thanks a sequence ? 16,37,58,89,145 ?? Answered by Chris Fisher. 





Number sequences 
19991111 

From Justin Schessler: I CAN NOT figure out this sequence or how we continue this sequence... 3,2,6,5,15,14,___,___,___ Answered by Chris Fisher and Harley Weston. 





What's the next term? 
19981112 

From Ilia: What the formula and explonation for formula for next patterns: 1) 1, 4, 10, 20, 35, 56, 84,... 2) 0, 6, 30, 90, 210, 420,... Thanks! Answered by Penny Nom. 


