* Pfsszxt@aol.com > On Wed, 25 Jun 2008 01:27:13 +0200, "Adem24" > <email@example.com> wrote: > >>Is the following series a well known series? >>Does it have a special name or identification? >> >>2 2 2 2 5 7 13 23 43 75 137 255 464 872 1612 3030 ... >> > This isn't a math question, it's a phychology question! > There are infintely many answers to your problem and > each is as correct, mathematically, as any other. NO > finite number of terms can define a unique series. > So the "correct" answer is the one the questioner expects > to see!
I see this answer from time to time, and I sincerely cannot understand it. I find it like commenting on a book with "What is so great about this book? There is an astronomical number of ways to but letters together and get 200 pages filled with so-called words."