Posted by **Jennifer** on Thursday, August 28, 2008 at 4:02pm.

Describe a pattern in the sequence of numbers. Predict the next number.

256,16,4,2,...

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**bobpursley**, Thursday, August 28, 2008 at 4:12pm
It appears to me the next number is the square root of the preceeding number. What is the square root of 2?

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**Jennifer**, Thursday, August 28, 2008 at 4:15pm
Is it 4?

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**DrBob222**, Thursday, August 28, 2008 at 4:19pm
No. The square of 2 is 4. The square root of 2 MUST be smaller than 2. Pick up your calculator and take the square root of 2.

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