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Time To Look For The Hidden Pattern: Can You Figure Out The Next Number In The Sequence?

May 6, 2019 17:17

By Mambee

Do you need a puzzle to brighten your day? Or perhaps you need one to fire up your brain? Whatever your reason, we have a good one for you today. How quickly can you solve this?

At first glance, it's easy to assume that any game that has to do with numbers will require you to solve some equation or calculate the answer using specific formulas. But this isn't the case with this one.

To find the answer to this, all you need to do is to engage the logical part of your brain. You have to take a look at each number and think about how it's connected to the next one, and the next one and so on.

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Like any puzzle of this nature, you begin by looking at the numbers closely. Perhaps there are some similarities between them that are easy to miss.

Afterward, you need to do a few calculations like minor additions, subtraction, division and so on to find a pattern.

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The beauty of the puzzle is that once you figure you the pattern, getting to your answer is really simple. Just follow and trace it until you can find the missing number.

Want more good news? Well, puzzles like this are a great way to exercise your brain and mind. Noticing patterns and being observant are impressive skills to have. So, not only do you test how strong those skills her for yourself, but you also get to improve them at the same time.

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Now, back to the puzzle we have for you. Have you been able to come up with the correct answer? If you have, great! But now let's see if you were correct.

If you had '74' as your answer, that means you discovered the hidden pattern. But if this answer confuses you, let's break it down:

Take away 7 from 99 and you get 92. Then take away 6 from 92, you have 86. The next time, you'll take away 5 to get 81, 4 to get 77 and to arrive at the final number, you remove 3 from the previous one to arrive at 74.

Easy right? Hope you were able to answer the puzzle. Even if you didn't, at least you enjoyed giving it a try. Be sure to share this with others so they can be entertained as well.

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