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What # is Next?

Category:Series
Submitted By:Caim
Fun:*** (2.26)
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What number is next in the sequence? Why?

8, 31, 77, 156, ?

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Comments on this teaser


Posted by ErIn_RuLeS09/08/05
i got it!!!! YAY!!!!!!!! :lol: kepp them comin...

Posted by Aarghonauts09/08/05
Even after looking at the answer I don't understand it...Explain!!! I'm pretty good at math, at least I thought so until this puzzle???!!!! :lol: :lol: :lol:

Posted by Caim09/09/05
For those of you that don't know, PI = Diameter / Radius It used for the area of a circled: Area = PI * r ^ 2

Posted by onlyeeyore09/12/05
I guess my mind won't work in rounding with these series things. I'll have to add another dimension to my problem-solving, where every 8 could be 8.82... It's aiight.

Posted by brainster09/13/05
I did it another way and got 280,b y checking the diff between the numbers and the diff between those numbers and then adding back to reach the next no. Wonder if that made any sense ! :D

Posted by Caim09/13/05
Not much :D :D :P :P

Posted by stupid09/16/05
:-? your 2nd # doesnt make sense 3*3*3=27 not 31

Posted by Gizzer09/17/05
It's not 3 cubed, stupid (that's your name, not an insult :) ) it's 3 to the power of pi. Not the same at all.

Posted by Caim09/17/05
Thanks for all the comments :D




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