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In Part (Posted on 2005-07-19) Difficulty: 1 of 5
What does the following sequence represent?

1, 1, 3, 1, 5, 3, 7, 1, 9, 5, 11, 3, 13, 7, 15, 1, 17, 9, 19, 5, 21, 11, 23, 3, 25, 13, 27, 7, 29, 15, 31, 1.

See The Solution Submitted by Juggler    
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re: I think I figured it out. | Comment 4 of 9 |
(In reply to I think I figured it out. by Liz)

But if this were the case, then wouldn't the 4th term be: 2 ?

In fact, wouldn't the series you defined be:
1,1,3,2,5,3,7,4,9,5,11,6,....   ?

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Oh, I see:  keep dividing by 2 repeatedly until you get to an odd number.  I misunderstood at first.
Good one!

Edited on July 19, 2005, 4:53 am
  Posted by Larry on 2005-07-19 04:50:41

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