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A Fun Zone's Brain Teaser #69

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1. What is the next term in this series?
100 121 144 202 244 400 ...?

2. A 30 year old man married a 25 year old woman. She died at age 50 and her husband was so devastated that he cried for years. Ten years after he stopped crying, he died. If he had lived to be 80, how many years was he a widower?


 


 

 

The Solution

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1. The terms in the series are one hundred in base ten, one hundred in base nine, one hundred in base eight..., one hundred in base five. The next term in the series is one hundred in base four, which is 1210.

2. He was a widower for 25 years.