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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. 07 Jul '06 11:56
    What number should replace the quistion mark?
    8 12 17 2 3 ?
  2. 07 Jul '06 12:31
    Originally posted by TheChessKing
    What number should replace the quistion mark?
    8 12 17 2 3 ?
    5
  3. 07 Jul '06 12:35
    good
  4. 07 Jul '06 13:07
    Originally posted by TheChessKing
    good
    sorry to spoil it .....I didn't think I could get it right.......but no I did not just take a guess.....I did have a reason
  5. 07 Jul '06 17:22
    oh i get it, it makes sense if you start with the 2
  6. 07 Jul '06 18:01
    yeh
  7. 19 Jul '06 20:17
    why is the answer 5?????????????
  8. 19 Jul '06 20:49
    Originally posted by schackack
    why is the answer 5?????????????
    8 12 17 2 3 ?

    a) 8-12= 4

    b) 12-17=5

    c) 2-3= 1

    d) 3-?=2

    You see the differance between a and b are only 1 apart
    so I assumed the same would be said for c and d
  9. Standard member uzless
    The So Fist
    19 Jul '06 21:17
    Originally posted by chronicman
    8 12 17 2 3 ?

    a) 8-12= 4

    b) 12-17=5

    c) 2-3= 1

    d) 3-?=2

    You see the differance between a and b are only 1 apart
    so I assumed the same would be said for c and d
    you skipped over 17-12=15
  10. 20 Jul '06 01:18
    Originally posted by uzless
    you skipped over 17-12=15
    Well that confuses me.
  11. Subscriber FreakyKBH
    Acquired Taste...
    20 Jul '06 21:55
    Originally posted by chronicman
    Well that confuses me.
    As does your spelling of puzzle.
  12. 22 Jul '06 16:37
    Not my spelling
  13. 22 Jul '06 16:50 / 1 edit
    30, as I suspect the last two numbers are supposed to be 17 and 23, not 2 and 3.
  14. 22 Jul '06 16:58
    psst check the forth post answer was confirmed but I like your spin on it.