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PostPosted: Wed Aug 15, 2012 1:26 pm 
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spent so much time trying to solve this question but without success.cud anyone pls help?

Find the next number in the sequence

0, 1, 5, 14, 30, ( ? )

Thanks in advance


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 Post subject: Re: Help please
PostPosted: Wed Aug 15, 2012 1:35 pm 
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55?

0 + 1 = 1
1 + 4 = 5
5 + 9 = 14
14 + 16 = 30
30 + 25 = 55

i.e. adding ascending series of square numbers - 1,4,9,16,25


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 Post subject: Re: Help please
PostPosted: Wed Aug 15, 2012 1:35 pm 
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amrjm wrote:
spent so much time trying to solve this question but without success.cud anyone pls help?

Find the next number in the sequence

0, 1, 5, 14, 30, ( ? )

Thanks in advance


55

the differences the numbers are the series of squares so:

0+1=1
1+4=5
5+9=14
14+16=30
30+25=55

next one would be 55+36=91

ETA: SNAP!!! Okanagan


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 Post subject: Re: Help please
PostPosted: Wed Aug 15, 2012 1:37 pm 
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amrjm wrote:
spent so much time trying to solve this question but without success.cud anyone pls help?

Find the next number in the sequence

0, 1, 5, 14, 30, ( ? )

Thanks in advance


Are the next two 55 and 91? Adding square numbers?


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 Post subject: Re: Help please
PostPosted: Thu Aug 16, 2012 12:42 pm 
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yes the answer is 55.Thank u everyone!


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