Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
more useful options

Re: 2, 2, 2, 3, 7, 22, 83, ...

by bobf (Monsignor)
on Feb 06, 2006 at 07:55 UTC ( #528167=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to 2, 2, 2, 3, 7, 22, 83, ...

How appropriate. ;-)

Hint and spoiler:

The series in question is described by the following problem:

Given an unlimited supply of bananas, how far can a camel walk into the desert if it can carry only one banana at a time and if it eats one banana per mile?

Replies are listed 'Best First'.
Re^2: 2, 2, 2, 3, 7, 22, 83, ...
by jbrugger (Parson) on Feb 06, 2006 at 13:45 UTC
    Wow, now that you spoiled me, (and i guessed wrong of course) i admit i never saw this coming!
    Thanks for the enlightment, and making me feel a complete idiot :)

    "We all agree on the necessity of compromise. We just can't agree on when it's necessary to compromise." - Larry Wall.
Re^2: 2, 2, 2, 3, 7, 22, 83, ...
by davido (Archbishop) on Feb 06, 2006 at 16:53 UTC

Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://528167]
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others contemplating the Monastery: (7)
As of 2016-10-24 10:41 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?
    How many different varieties (color, size, etc) of socks do you have in your sock drawer?

    Results (305 votes). Check out past polls.