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These numbers are forming a sequence(somehow..!)

34,58,56,60,42,52,......,.......

can you find the next two numbers in this sequence?

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Another math problem...I wonder how long this one will take.

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65,49

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76, 38

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44, 56

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76, 38

Ah, Yes! I forgot about the 11 more or less thing! So, your next would be 53, whereas mine would be 42. Genius!

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.....51,51

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65,49

Super.....very good!!!!
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Super.....very good!!!!
OK, so how did he get the answer 65,49? I am usually good at these, but I can't find the pattern. Explain, please??? Thank you!
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OK, so how did he get the answer 65,49? I am usually good at these, but I can't find the pattern. Explain, please??? Thank you!

OK, first let A=1, B=2, C=3, .... , Z=26. Then spell out the positive integers and add the values of the letters in each one.

So, ONE = O + N + E = 15 + 14 + 5 = 34,

and TWO = T + W + O = 20 + 23 + 15 = 58,

etc.

The ones Wolfgang asked for were SEVEN and EIGHT:

SEVEN = 19 + 5 + 22 + 5 + 14 = 65

EIGHT = 5 + 9 + 7 + 8 + 20 = 49

My post after Molly Mae's was a red herring: he had given 76 (11 more than mine) and 38 (11 less than mine).

Whence my 11 comment.

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Thanks, Super!

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My post after Molly Mae's was a red herring: he had given 76 (11 more than mine) and 38 (11 less than mine).

Whence my 11 comment.

Oh, that is odd. I was looking for a pattern in other bases. =/

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Oh, that is odd. I was looking for a pattern in other bases. =/

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S+E+V+E+N = 65

E+I+G+H+T = 49

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