A Fun Zone's Brain Teaser #5

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1. What number is missing from this series?
2 3 5 7 13 17

2. What's the pattern to these numbers?
8 5 4 9 1 7 6 3 2 0

3. 8998971798998
What is so special about this set of numbers, aside from the fact that it is a palindrome?


The Solution

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1. 11 Is missing from 2 3 5 7 13 17. The series is of the first prime numbers, and 11 was left out.

2. They are in alphabetical order -- eight, five, four, nine, one, seven, six, three, two, zero

3. As well as originally being a palindrome, when you add up the individual numbers the answer is also a palindrome [101].