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For The Mathematically Inclined

Anil Saigal
03/16/2018

Problem 1 

What is the next number of the sequence 6, 2, 8, 2, 10, 18 ?
Problem 2
What is the next number of the sequence 1, 2,  6, 21, 88 ?
 


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Problems from 3/1/18

Problem 1
What is the smallest value of n for which 1+2+3+....n > 1000 

Problem 2
What is the smallest value of n for which 1+24+34+...n4 > 100000



Congratulations to Avanish Gowrishankar who was the winner of the last set of puzzles.



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