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What is the next number in the following sequence? {2, 6, 3, 8, 6, 12, … }

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The answer is 11. At first you should determine what is the difference between consecutive numbers of the sequence: [latex]2-6=-4\\6-3=3\\3-8=-5\\8-6=2\\6-12=-6 [/latex] Can you see the pattern? The next difference should be equal to [latex]1[/latex] so: [latex]12-x=1\\-x=-11\\x=11[/latex] So the answer is equal to: [latex]\boxed{11}[/latex]

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