Example Question #1 : Simple Number Function Recognition
In the following list, each value of is calculated from its value of the same way. Fill in the blank.
is calculated from by taking the square of , then affixing a negative symbol in front if and only if is odd. Therefore, to get the that corresponds to , first, square 5:
Next, affix a negative symbol in front to make it , the correct answer.
Example Question #2 : Simple Number Function Recognition
A sequence begins as follows:
What number will replace the circle?
The sequence of numbers is formed by starting with 5, and, for each consecutive term, adding a quantity that begins with 3 and doubles each time. The sequence is:
- the number that replaces the square;
- the number that replaces the circle.