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Guess the Pattern 2

Category:Series
Submitted By:cnmne
Fun:*** (2.69)
Difficulty:**** (3.13)



What are the next three numbers in this series?

4, 6, 12, 18, 30, 42, 60, 72, 102, 108, ?, ?, ?

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Comments on this teaser


Posted by cdrock11/29/05
Great teaser, I would have never got that without looking at answer :lol:

Posted by jinxman12/01/05
iliked it.go you! 8)

Posted by sgtammo12/04/05
This made my head hurt. It's not used to thinking... :lol:

Posted by TheEarthling12/29/05
OH! Never would have thought of that. Great teaser. :D

Posted by exterminator01/01/06
I never thought of that :oops: Great Teaser! Congrats on the t.o.t.d :D :wink:

Posted by christine7701/01/06
HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! and good teaser, i didnt get it, but...i didnt even try! :D

Posted by stephiesd01/01/06
i'm assuming flanked means between, that's not a word we use here. anyhow, that was really hard.

Posted by mrtickles01/01/06
What's wrong with 'flanked'? Made sense to me.

Posted by lmurray01/01/06
THANKS!! UR STARTING THE NEW YEAR RIGHT! PLEASE please KEEP IT UP. I LIKE CHALLENGES LIKE THIS.

Posted by xquisette44dd01/01/06
I really liked this one.....excellent brain game for the New Year. :)

Posted by Brainy_101/01/06
HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! 8) :lol: I can never get these teasers! :( Good one...you stumped me!! :P 8) :lol:

Posted by vlerma01/01/06
What a great way to start 2006. Now let's see is this or is it not a prime number. Lord knows it was "flanked" by a rough 2005, but most of us made it one way or another. Glad we had Briangle to keep our brains addled. :D HAPPPPPPPY NEW YEARRRRR EVERY1!!! 8) :) 8) :) 8)

Posted by bluehawk01/01/06
:lol: Interesting "guess the pattern2"!? Hard to guess this one . Especially on "NEW YEARS IN THE A.M. :D "HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE" AND HAVE A POSPEROUS ONE TO BOOT. :lol: :wink: 8)

Posted by gali01/01/06
Great teaser!!! Didn't got that one!!! :D

Posted by coachpisco01/01/06
I knew it had something to do with prime numbers, but I couldn't figure it out fully enough. Very good. :) :-?

Posted by thimblenoggin01/01/06
:D Wow. what a wakeup! I was convinced it was a series of additions-4+2=6+6=12+6=18+12=30+12=42 +18=60 etc. Nice One Happy New Year! :D

Posted by shawneeo01/01/06
Yeah, I thought it was a series of addition, but addition of what? Anyway, very hard, for math ret////, I mean math challenged people like me. Prime nos. are one of those things that we don't think of very much, heehee! Very good! Thanks! :D HAAAAPPY NEW YEAR!!! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Posted by iteachkids01/01/06
OUCH! I, too, was going for an adding pattern. :o Happy 2 :lol: :lol: 6!!!

Posted by sequoia-mom01/01/06
I guessed the same pattern as thimblenoggin :D Oh well, great teaser and Happy New Year!! 8)

Posted by saleprice01/01/06
I too was on the addition path with a couple of multiplication & minuses, but I was obviously on the wrong road Hee hee well Happy New Year to one & all!!

Posted by Bastet01/01/06
Like Thimblenoggin, I thought it had to do with addition, also. The teaser was hard, and therefore very fun. :)

Posted by mr_brainiac01/01/06
I wasn't even close to thinking in that diirection! Too busy looking for differences between numbers or looking for factors, I got stuck in a rut.

Posted by jabdr01/01/06
Well, you got me for sure. I was going crazy trying to figure out the add-on pattern. Prime huh? I like mine rare :) 8)

Posted by lindquist_2501/01/06
Whatever. I just wrote down how much each number differed from the next one and came up with a pattern. Henceforth, I came up with 114, 126, and 138.

Posted by lindquist_2501/01/06
And it was wrong. But whatever. Smart thinking

Posted by Barticus01/01/06
Stumped me. :( :( The distribution of numbers reminded me of primes, but I was still trying to add subtract and multiply. Excellent puzzle. :wink:

Posted by bookerj0701/01/06
that was hard, i went throught this whole other thing hahaha cool though i never even thought of prime numbers! :lol:

Posted by settra62601/01/06
didnt get it myself, i thought adding 6 was part of the pattern, but what ever. great teaser.

Posted by leroy_h01/01/06
QUICK AND EASY....HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL

Posted by mogur01/01/06
Loved it, failed it, hated it, in that order. Good job, cenenemeemnemmmmene.

Posted by bootscooter5801/01/06
I'm with all the adders... great puzzle to start the new year. Keep them coming!!! :-? :-? :) :)

Posted by WJSMama01/01/06
I thought it had something to do with adding too, but saw that it didn't work further in the pattern. Great one! You totally got me :D

Posted by ragethe3rd01/01/06
gaah I suck with numbers. :-?

Posted by mrguyguy01/02/06
H A R D but fun :)

Posted by don_antonini01/04/06
doesnt make any sense :evil:

Posted by superben01/04/06
HARD!!!GOOD!!! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :) :) :D :D :D

Posted by precious102601/08/06
:evil: Get Real, It's A New Year. My Brain Hurts, but I got one Write. 8) I'll like to see what you come up with Next Year :evil: You See 8) , It's like yes more, more, but then it's, No more. :roll: Especially, if it hurts to be Write. Teaser was OK..... :evil:

Posted by benjam01/21/06
This is my favorite teaser on Braingle!!! Math is my fav. I got it, but it took me 30 min. Like Thimblenoggin, I thought it was +!!! 8) 8) :lol: :lol: :o :) :D




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