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    Default Find the number that comes next in the following sequence: 8,12,18,27,..?

    Find the number that comes next in the following sequence: 8,12,18,27,..

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    This is a geometric sequence, where r = 3/2.

    8, 12, 18, 27,

    The next number is obtained by multiplying the previous number by 3/2, or 1.5. The next number is 40.5, or 81/2.

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    40
    40
    40
    40
    40
    40
    40
    40

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    I've got several ideas:

    Could be 32

    2^2 x 2, 2^2 x 3, 3^2 x 2, 3^2 x 3, etc...

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