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A Numeral Sequence Problem (Posted on 2006-11-07) Difficulty: 2 of 5
Change the position of only one number in the sequence given below in order that the amended sequence corresponds to a palindromic sequence.

1, 4, 9, 6, 2, 1, 5, 10, 4

*** Source: Adapted from a problem which appeared in Mensa Canada Website.

See The Solution Submitted by K Sengupta    
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Solution Solution | Comment 3 of 6 |
If you move the 1 from the beginning to the end, and rewrite the numbers as Roman numerals you get:

IV IX VI II I V X IV I

which is a palindrome.  The title of the puzzle gave it away. :)

  Posted by tomarken on 2006-11-07 23:21:23
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