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ERIC Number: EJ938139
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-May
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0746-8342
M&m Sequences
Schultz, Harris S.; Shiflett, Ray C.
College Mathematics Journal, v36 n3 p191-198 May 2005
Consider a sequence recursively formed as follows: Start with three real numbers, and then when k are known, let the (k +1)st be such that the mean of all k +1 equals the median of the first k. The authors conjecture that every such sequence eventually becomes stable. This article presents results related to their conjecture.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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