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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?

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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

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