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On 2/9/07, Luke Ivers <technodolt / gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >
> > * Given a wondrous number Integer, produce the sequence (in an
> Array).  A
> > wondrous number is a number that eventually reaches one, if you apply
> the
> > following rules to build a sequence from it.  If the current number in
> the
> > sequence is even, the next number is that number divided by two.  When
> the
> > current number is odd, multiply that number by three and add one to get
> > the next
> > number in the sequence.  Therefore, if we start with the wondrous number
> > 15, the
> > sequence is [15, 46, 23, 70, 35, 106, 53, 160, 80, 40, 20, 10, 5, 16, 8,
> > 4, 2,
> > 1].
> >
> >
> One final question: you say "given a wondrous number"... does this mean
> that
> the input is guaranteed to be wondrous, and we therefore don't need to
> check
> it, or does the solution need to include a check to make sure that it is
> indeed a wondrous number?
>


Never mind.

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