I generated this number sequence by following a pattern. Can you determine that pattern?


Some rounding was used to get these numbers, so you may be slightly off when you calculate them yourself. If you find the pattern, you've found the answer.

Clue 1:

Each number is X*Y, and both X and Y increase following their own pattern.

Clue 2:

It's only a matter of time before someone finds the answer.

  • $\begingroup$ clue 2 is relevant? seems obvious $\endgroup$ – lois6b Oct 27 '16 at 15:04
  • $\begingroup$ Clue 2 is relevant, but all in due time. $\endgroup$ – qwertyu63 Oct 27 '16 at 15:05
  • $\begingroup$ ohhh I get it ... lets see if I'm in time to solve it $\endgroup$ – lois6b Oct 27 '16 at 15:08

These numbers are



number of seconds in a second, minute, hour, day, week, month, year


a month is taken to be about 30.4 days and a year 365 days, and the figure for a month rounded a bit (it isn't e.g. exactly 1/12 of the figure for a year).

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  • $\begingroup$ about to post it! too fast , nice +1 $\endgroup$ – lois6b Oct 27 '16 at 15:10
  • $\begingroup$ darn! I was in the middle of typing up my answer and I saw you beat me to it! Well played $\endgroup$ – MMAdams Oct 27 '16 at 15:10

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