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# Orderly numbers

### #1

Posted 27 February 2014 - 08:48 AM

Consider the numbers from one to one million: 1, 2, 3, ..., 999998, 999999, 1000000.

What is remarkable about the numbers 40, 8, and 2202?

*The greatest challenge to any thinker is stating the problem in a way that will allow a solution.*

- Bertrand Russell

### #2

Posted 07 March 2014 - 03:00 PM

*The greatest challenge to any thinker is stating the problem in a way that will allow a solution.*

- Bertrand Russell

### #3

Posted 17 March 2014 - 02:08 AM

*The greatest challenge to any thinker is stating the problem in a way that will allow a solution.*

- Bertrand Russell

### #4

Posted 31 March 2014 - 06:17 AM

For starters, think about just the first number.

This is a good puzzle. Really.

*The greatest challenge to any thinker is stating the problem in a way that will allow a solution.*

- Bertrand Russell

### #5

Posted 31 March 2014 - 10:53 AM

got no clue really. sorry to say.

don't know what location has to do with it.

### #6

Posted 31 March 2014 - 06:37 PM

### #7

Posted 31 March 2014 - 06:55 PM

Spoiler for I'm guessing it has something to do with...

### #8

Posted 31 March 2014 - 08:55 PM

Spoiler for I'm guessing it has something to do with...

Great - that's the "orderly" connection the puzzle alludes to.

40 is not just the first, but the only, number with that property.

Same with dos and ein, which I thought was interesting.

That's the first part, and now the properties of the next two numbers are sure to follow.

*The greatest challenge to any thinker is stating the problem in a way that will allow a solution.*

- Bertrand Russell

### #9

Posted 31 March 2014 - 09:02 PM

Spoiler for I'm guessing it has something to do with...Spoiler for Using your thoughts...

Consider the next two numbers as a pair, rather than singly.

*The greatest challenge to any thinker is stating the problem in a way that will allow a solution.*

- Bertrand Russell

### #10

Posted 08 April 2014 - 07:44 PM

If you were to write the numbers as one, two, three, four, .... one million. What would you find?

*The greatest challenge to any thinker is stating the problem in a way that will allow a solution.*

- Bertrand Russell

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