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in thread Reverse engineering a formula...

I can lookup other leases, if I am able to find a formula that works with this sequence of numbers.

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Re^3: Reverse engineering a formula...
by BrowserUk (Pope) on Jun 13, 2006 at 11:35 UTC

    With (say) half a dozen sets of data + the target value, it might be possible to exclude some of the numbers thereby reducing the search space.

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