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Topic: Need help figuring out a pattern
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Jeffrey Turner

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Registered: 12/6/04
Re: Need help figuring out a pattern
Posted: Jan 22, 2005 10:10 PM
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Mary Shevock wrote:

> The pattern is
> 127, 863 12, 789 _______ 135 18
> This is exactly how the problem is presented to me.
> I am racking my brain to figure out the way of the pattern. If any
> math whiz out there can give me insight, thanks a million. I have
> been given the answer to the underline: 1287, but for the life of me,
> I cannot find out why! The commas and spaces are throwing me off!
> Thanks so much!
> Mary
> in Pittsburgh, PA

The problem is the spaces after the commas, they should not be
there. Then just split the rightmost digit off each number and
add it to the rest.


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