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A puzzle that asks for finding the hidden pattern in a given number sequence.

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Help me find the missing numbers [on hold]

In our FB group, someone asked us to solve this puzzle: It is so hard we couldn't find the numbers. Please help us find the missing numbers.
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What number comes next?

3, 1, 4, 8, 8, 21, 21, 62, 128, 190, 430, 831, ? Find the number that comes next. Hint 1: Hint 2: as nikki pointed out my earlier sequence had some mistakes, this is the corrected sequence, i will ...
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Which number comes next?

This one should be easy. Easy as pie. Unless you think too hard. 9, 5, 3, 5, 6, 2, 9, 5, 1, 4, 1, ?
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Find the right triangle number

Here is my first try at a puzzle. Find the missing number. ...
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Guess the number sequence #2

What's the next number in the sequence and what is the link? 1 | 5 | 10 | 25 | 50 | 100 | 200 | 500 | 1000 | 2000 | 5000 | ?
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Guess the number sequence #1

Find out the next number in the sequence. 2 - 6 - 39916800 - 6227020800 - 355687428096000 - ?
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What's the secret text?

Poem: The sequence leads you there The "shift" is not that rare It is ancient, you will see Jupiter is the key 14 15 92 65 35 89 79 ?? OGSULLOIOGRREYSGXZ Hint Big Hint
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Are they buffalos? No, they're something slightly different [closed]

Given the numeric sequence: 344865 78930 136275 152340 Is the next number in the sequence: a) 82770 b) 340545 c) 271125 d) 75060 The title is, as always, a hint. Here's another: EDIT: Changed ...
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A second number sequence

I really have no clue how to solve this. I see no pattern at all. I treid difference, multiplication yet I see no pattern. Fill in the dots: 11 21 23 17 ... Possible answers: 11 3 9 1
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Sequence of numbers

I can not figure this sequence out. I have tried looking at the differences or differences of differences. Fill in the dots: 83 80 84 83 88 95 ... Choose one of the following answers: 87 95 91 83 ...
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Missing number in 5-cell grids

Find the missing number in these grids. I was unable to find any pattern. Choices: 9 6 8 4 source: Borhan Motevasete magazine, Oct. 2007
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I bet you can't find the next number in this sequence

Find the next number in this sequence. 9, 72, 16, 83, 33, 33, 36, 37, 32, 65, ?
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Another sequence of numbers [duplicate]

Here at Puzzling there are many sequences of numbers already. I come up with another one, that I haven't found so far. ...
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An Identifiably Very Uncomplex Puzzle

This is a relatively easy puzzle, but I thought I might share it anyhow. If 5 is 4, 6 is 9, and 7 is 5, what is 8? Hint 1: Hint 2:
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Historical Sequence

What is the next number in the sequence? 10, 5, 9, 7, 6, 5, 7, 5, 8, ? Hint 1: Hint 2:
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Obscure IQ test question

I stumbled upon this (probably simple) mathematical matrix I just couldn't solve. The problem is I came up with the answer 12 (which isn't one) and now I am so fixated on that that I am having ...
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What are the missing digits?

What are the missing digits? |3|2|2| |1|8|8| |?|2|8| |2|4|4| |9|2|2| |2|5|?| I was given this puzzle by a friend and I just can't see anyway to solve it...
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It's getting harder and harder for my friends to like me

What is the next number in this sequence? 2, 3, 6, 7, 9, 18, 25, 27, 54, 73, 97, 129, 171, 231, 313, 327, 649, 703, ... ? Hint 1 Hint 2 This is my first puzzle and I'm new to PSE, so feedback is ...
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What's the next number in the list?

What's the next number? 8, 20, 40, 68, 104, 122, 170, 226, 290, 362, 442 EDIT (since we already have some answers below which assumed the next number correctly) ... For the record, here are some ...
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What are the next two numbers in the sequence?

What are the next two numbers in the sequence? 0.5 / 0.5 / 1 / 0.5 / 2 / 1.5 / 0.5 / 0.5 / 1 / 0.5 / 2.5 / 2
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What are the rules here?

If you follow our rules, and you start with 1 and 5 then it goes into 1, 5, 1, 3, 1, 1, 1,... If you follow our rules, and you start with 14 and 2 then it goes into 14, 2, 10, 2, 6, 2, 2, 2,... ...
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How to play this game?

If we play the game with 7, 5, 3 and 2: 727272... If we play the game with 2 and 9: 292929... If we play the game with 9, 3 and 5: 953953953... If we play the game with 3, 9 and 5: ...
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What number completes this sequence?

What number completes this sequence please? 1, 2, 68, 14, 21, 89, 49, 56, 37, 95
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What would be the next step?

How is this constructed? What would the next step look like? 06, 12, 14, 228, 456, 812, 1024, 3048, 6, 1, 2, 5, 1, 2 HINT:
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Next number in this sequence?

I was trying this 3,9,18,______,648 What is the missing number? Any hints? I am given options as: 27 324 54 108 I thought of adding the digits and then see a pattern like except 3 all the digits of ...
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Riddle is boggling my mind

I really need help with this. Any ideas? I think it has something to do with 1D arrays, as per the hint at the bottom. 64x10 implies that there is some sort of table? ...
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A brief int counter

The following infinite sequence is used by those taking first steps in maths. 3, 3, 4, 4, 4, 3, 4, 5, 3, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, ? Find the next number.
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Solve the puzzle to complete the sequence

Solve the puzzle with the logic, what should the missing number in the last sequence I found this on Facebook, and I don't know where it came from.
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Finding odd one out from the following sequence

I was trying to find odd one out from the sequence as follows - $−3,9,41,113,262,577$ I took the difference of the consecutive terms - $12,32,72,149,315$ I still could not find any pattern in ...
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Figure It Out With Ease

What goes next in the number sequence? 9, 9, 10, 9, 10, 9, 9, 9, 5, 8, 6, 10, 11, 8, ? Hint 1 Hint 2
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Help the Rebels Stop Bomb Attacks in the Year 2078!

AUGUST 2078: ACCOUNT BY BOBBY SMITH OF THE SOUTHWESTERN EUROPEAN EMPIRE Rebel armies moving forward. The robots have struck a city in Portugal State. The Imperial Soldiers have sent more attacks. Our ...
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Some enigmatic number sequences

Here are some numbers: 959, 233, 14, 36, 105, 45, 784, 120, 1579, 1001, 1111, 90, 841, 1607, 590, 625, 609, 144, 606 And here are the rest of the numbers: 1, 2, 5, 20, 30, 34, 42, 55, 56, 66, 72, 78, ...
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Surprisingly(not literally) easy one? [closed]

What are the next two numbers in the following sequence: 0, 1, 4, 18, __, __. Please explain your logic.
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How to deal with Tim

My friend Tim is a real dick. Whatever happens to him he just won't die! I asked him what the secret to his power was (So I could kick his ass). He handed me a crumpled up piece of this paper with ...
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Not the usual “8 5 4 9 1 7 6 3 2 0” sequence puzzle

This is not the usual $8, 5, 4, 9, 1, 7, 6, 3, 2, 0$ sequence puzzle, which the answer of the pattern is The sequence is: $3, 9, 1, 5, 7, 0, 2, 4, 8, 6$. Can you figure the pattern of this sequence?
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This is another number sequence puzzle!

Can you find the next number in the following sequence: 3, 6, 9, 8, 13, 20, 17, 14, 21, ? If you're operating differently you probably prefer to solve the following sequence: 2, 0, 0, 12, 35, ...
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A mathematical number sequence

Can you deduce the next three terms and long term behaviour? $$0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 7, 22, 29, 45, 100, \dots$$ This sequence is not in the Online Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences (OEIS).
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I know. Another number sequence?

Another number sequence? Ludicrous! Succumb to the madness, give me a chance. Overcome your antipathy for these puzzles, although I’ll understand if you can’t. Man, there are just so many of these ...
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Another Next Number Question

This is a bit different number sequence. Format and punctuation are on purpose. What are the blanks? 4 1 2 2 '1 2, 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1: 1 2 1 1 3, _ _ _ _ _. ...
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A Philosophical Sequence

What is the next number in this (almost certainly infinite) number sequence? $23, 2, 1, 11, 37, 4, 7, 15, 8, 66, 48, 31, 202, 84, 49, 173, 23, 42, 167, 69, 147, 97, ?$ (Here's a helpful link for ...
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Which two numbers complete this number sequence?

Which two numbers complete this sequence? 7, 4, 2, 6, 9, (8), 7, 6, (5), __, __ Hint 1 Hint 2 Hint 3
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Think out of the box about numbers! [duplicate]

Find the next number of the 'sequence': 3, 13, 1113, 3113, 132113, ??? Thanks, and will add hints of needed. :)
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Difficult number sequence

33, 66, ?, 1212, ?, 1218 I just can't figure out how to complete this sequence. The last number throws off everything I try. Anyone have some ideas? I can perhaps see the missing numbers ending in 9 ...
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The MYSTIQUE sequence

This is the sequence: 0 89 77 175 117 288 222 261 0 83 85 134 190 235 179 0 84 62 181 159 186 Please, write down the next line. Hint 1:
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Oh dear, oh my, how blatant

Looking at the Puzzling Stack Exchange recently, I found a surfeit of number sequence riddles that all look the same! I mean, there's no difference between any of them. I'm sick and tired of all these ...
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What number follows up next? Part 2

I'm trying to figure out what number follows next in this sequence. Can you help me? 5, 21, 341, 5461, 1398101, 22369621
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Can you find the value of the question mark$\color{red}?$

Puzzle: Find the value of the question mark $\color{red}?$. $$(2, 13, 47)$$ $$(5, 7, 19)$$ $$(8, 1, \color{red}?)$$ Hint 1: $\color{red}?$ is a prime. Hint 2: $\color{red}?$ is a cyclops. ...
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Another number sequence

Any ideas of what comes next? 0, 0, 1, 5, 119.... Note: this sequence cannot be found in The On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences and the solution is not obtained by fitting a polynomial ...
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Please Resolve Interesting Mathematical Equation

As noted in the title can you find the mathematical expression for the following sequence of numbers? 1, 2, 2, 4, 1, 1, 3, 3, 4, 9, 1, 1, 3, 5, 9 From time to time hints will be updated. Note: ...
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Can you find the pattern to this number sequence?

The sequence is $1, 4, 16, 27, 256, 3125, 46656, 65536, 823543, 16777216, 387420489, 10000000000, 285311670611, 7625597484987, 8916100448256$ Can you figure out the pattern to this sequence of ...