This has been passed around LinkedIn 1000's of times...so many different answers but there is only one correct one.

Could be used to get the brain working at the start of technical courses?

**8 = 56**

**7 = 42**

**6 = 30**

**5 = 20**

**3 = ?**

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- November 13, 2013

This has been passed around LinkedIn 1000's of times...so many different answers but there is only one correct one.

Could be used to get the brain working at the start of technical courses?

**8 = 56**

**7 = 42**

**6 = 30**

**5 = 20**

**3 = ?**

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## 16 Responses

Missing NumberIf 9 = 72 then the answer is 6

3=6

PMSent you a PM with right or wrong.

missing number3?

Nice one6?

Jenny

Not quiteSorry, one of you is wrong.

When I say 3, I meant 6.And I studied maths at university. Dear me…

Let’s put it down to a busy week.

WrongBut I didn't say which one 😉

Answer6?

AnswerIf 2=2 then 3=6

Missing Number12 is the next figure in the downward sequence.

Missing NumberIts 6.

66 is correct

Multiply number by itself and then subtract the number

Maths GeekHere' some math geek's response to this popular meme, she's clearly unhappy and apparently quite clever.

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Answer6, because it is the multiple of the number below

6 because # * (#-1) = resultant product8* 7= 567*6= 426*5= 305*4= 203*2=6One general solutionI posted a general solution here . . . https://www.scribd.com/doc/260182194/Elementary-Sequences