# What is the next number in this pattern?

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14, 23, 8, 15, 9, X

X = ?

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7? ..............

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7? ..............

No.

I'll give a hint if the next few guesses are incorrect.

24 ?

24 ?

No

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Is it related to only math?

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Hint:

[hide]It incorporates both numbers and the alphabet[/hide]

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14' date=' 23, 8, 15, 9, X

X = ?[/quote']

X = 24 ?

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X = 24 ?

Nope.

Big hint:

[hide]oNe tWo tHree fOur fIve ...[/hide]

9 again?

9 again?

Yep!

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• 2 weeks later...

you know, I just don't get it

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It uses the second letter in the word of the number and corresponds that to the number that letter is in the alphabet. oNe tWo tHree fOur fIve sIx, the i in the sixth is the 9th letter. I don't know how to do spoilers but it was already solved so I think its ok.

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oh. Now I see how to read the spoilers, and it makes sense

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how do you make spoilers?

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how do you make spoilers?

you flank the words you want hidden with [ hide ] and [ /hide ], taking out the spaces.

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