## What is the Next Number?Series teasers are where you try to complete the sequence of a series of letters, numbers or objects.What is the next number in this series?
6, 14, 36, 98, 276, ... ## Answer794The nth term in the series is given by the sum of x^n for x in the range 1 to 3, i.e. 1^n + 2^n + 3^n. Thus the first term is 1^1 + 2^1 + 3^1 = 1 + 2 + 3 = 6, the second term is 1^2 + 2^2 + 3^2 = 1 + 4 + 9 = 14, and so on. The sixth term is then 1^6 + 2^6 + 3^6 = 1 + 64 + 729 = 794. Hide ## What Next?
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