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Not really a riddle!!
What makes this sequence of numbers a logical pattern??
1 2 3 4 9 5 6 7 8 10
 
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Angela, your riddles are very interesting. However, I have not been able to answer even one on my own
 
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Roman numerals I II III IV IX V VI VII VIII X in sorted order !!! .. right ?
One more.. Can anyone evaluate the algebric expression (a-x) (b-x) (c-x).... (z-x) ???
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Mmm, that's a tricky one, but my answer is no: not anyone. Deriving the answer is limited to those who understand algebraic notation.
 
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One more.. Can anyone evaluate the algebric expression (a-x) (b-x) (c-x).... (z-x) ???



Zero!! Since it contains (x-x) which is 0!!.. right ?
 
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purrrrfect Naveen.. Now sinz u such a wise guy let me correct the puzzle.. I actually meant (a-X)(b-X)..(z-X) case sensitive.. go figure !
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ok i am new here, whats going on? did anybody solve this thing yet?
I II III IV V VI VII VIII IX X
can be sorted as
I II III IV IX V VI VII VII VIII X
i.e 1 2 3 4 9 5 6 7 8 10
logical enough?
 
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Originally posted by sonny kher:
ok i am new here, whats going on? did anybody solve this thing yet?
I II III IV V VI VII VIII IX X
can be sorted as
I II III IV IX V VI VII VII VIII X
i.e 1 2 3 4 9 5 6 7 8 10
logical enough?


Good morning Sonny! That's the best you can come up with? Ah Sonny....Think, think!
 
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but it makes perfect sense, if you sort the roman numerals alphabetically that is exactly the number series you get.
 
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I was just joking Sonny. The answer is already there. You are new here so you don't know the rules of the game yet. Highlight the third post and you will see it
 
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ah cute....
 
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