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ISBN: 9781305965584

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Chapter 1.3, Problem 43ES
Textbook Problem

Problems from the Mensa Workout Mensa is a society that welcomes people from every walk of life whose IQ is in the top 2% of the population. The multiple-choice Exercises 40 to 43 are from the Mensa Workout, which is posted on the Internet at www.mensa.org

Following the pattern shown in the number sequence below, what is the missing number?

1 8 27 ? 125 216

a. 36

b. 45

c. 46

d. 64

e. 99

Expert Solution
To determine

To identify:

The number that belongs to the given pattern 1 8 27 ? 125 216 from the given multiple choices.

Explanation of Solution

Given information:

The Number pattern 1 8 27 ? 125 216

Calculation:

The numbers in the given pattern are all cubic numbers

1=138=2327=33

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