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Topic: What number series is this: 2 2 2 2 5 7 13 23 43 75 137 255 464 872 1612 3030 ...
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Jon Haugsand

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Re: What number series is this: 2 2 2 2 5 7 13 23 43 75 137 255 464 872 1612 3030 ...
Posted: Jul 1, 2008 4:27 PM
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* Pfsszxt@aol.com
> On Wed, 25 Jun 2008 01:27:13 +0200, "Adem24"
> <adem24@adem24adem24.org.invalid> 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."

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Jon Haugsand
Dept. of Informatics, Univ. of Oslo, Norway, mailto:jonhaug@ifi.uio.no
http://www.ifi.uio.no/~jonhaug/, Phone: +47 45 00 39 94


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