What Comes Next?

  • John H. Conway
  • Richard K. Guy


We hope you like the kind of problem where someone gives you an intriguing number sequence and asks you what comes next. In this chapter we’ll give you several ways to find out. Most of these involve building some kind of pattern from your numbers. Pascal’s triangle is one very well-known pattern.


Spectrum Series Fibonacci Number Factorial Number Binomial Expansion Difference Table 
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  • Richard K. Guy

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