8549176320 PuzzleDate: 04/30/2002 at 12:20:11 From: Tina Subject: Special Number Pattern The following number is formed by a special pattern and is the only one of its kind: 8549176320. What is the pattern? Date: 04/30/2002 at 12:24:37 From: Doctor Sarah Subject: Re: Special Number Pattern Hi Tina - thanks for writing to Dr. Math. This is a kind of trick. Write out the English words for all the numbers, in order: eight five four nine ... zero and look at all of the first letters. What order are they in? - Doctor Sarah, The Math Forum http://mathforum.org/dr.math/ Date: 04/30/2002 at 12:39:57 From: Tina Subject: Thanks Thanks a bunch, Dr. Sarah. I wouldn't have ever thought of that. Tina |
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