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    (Original post by Fallen)
    (Original post by miml)
    This is hardly maths.

    One could argue that given a finite sequence it can be continued in any way (Wittgenstein's paradox)
    Way to suck the fun out of an amusing puzzle.

    And I would argue this just like maths. One would probably tackle this problem in a similar way they might tackle a proof, D.E, or computer program: drawing on their previous experience and combining bits of their knowledge it to fit the problem at hand.
    Also human life is just one finite sequence. Human life encompasses the study of mathematics.
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    (Original post by d3vin)
    hi, i have been beating my self up over these three problems...

    http://imgur.com/a/2MDr3

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    any hints at all would be welcome
    d3vin
    OP please tell me what book this is from... look great to do when you need time to fill!
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    (Original post by Blutooth)
    Last answer is actually B not C.

    I don't see how it is 30 not 56?

    49 - 36 4 x 9 = 36
    25 - 10 2 x 5 = 10
    28 - 16 2 x 8 = 16
    78 - ? 7 x 8 = 56

    Thats seems to be the process
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    (Original post by Lawriew)
    I don't see how it is 30 not 56?

    49 - 36 4 x 9 = 36
    25 - 10 2 x 5 = 10
    28 - 16 2 x 8 = 16
    78 - ? 7 x 8 = 56

    Thats seems to be the process
    7 * 8 = 56
    5 * 6 = 30

    The process needs to be done twice, see the image again.
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    (Original post by Brit_Miller)
    for the third, look at the digits.
    No ****, Sherlock.
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    (Original post by InternetGangster)
    No ****, Sherlock.
    Well now that's just rude.
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    (Original post by raheem94)
    7 * 8 = 56
    5 * 6 = 30

    The process needs to be done twice, see the image again.
    I don't see anywhere where it is suggested the process is to be repeated again?
    It seems to be asking for the next number which would be 56?
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    (Original post by Lawriew)
    I don't see anywhere where it is suggested the process is to be repeated again?
    It seems to be asking for the next number which would be 56?
    See the image again, there are 2 diamonds next to 78.
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    (Original post by raheem94)
    See the image again, there are 2 diamonds next to 78.
    ah ok, I've never seen that before
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    (Original post by Lawriew)
    ah ok, I've never seen that before
    I did the same.
 
 
 
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