

A126767


Map the sentence "What is the next number in this sequence?" to numbers by translating each letter to its position in the alphabet (a > 1, b > 2, ..., z > 26) and then adding the numbers corresponding to the letters in each word.


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OFFSET

1,1


LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..8.
P. Bogg, Answers.yahoo.com
K. Kay, Ask Me Help Desk Feb 17, 2007.


EXAMPLE

What > 23 + 8 + 1 + 20 = 52
is > 9 + 19 = 28
...
this > 20 + 8 + 9 + 19 = 56
sequence > 19 + 5 + 17 +21 +5 + 14 + 3 + 5 = 89.


CROSSREFS

Sequence in context: A048365 A317416 A033372 * A143723 A252713 A249404
Adjacent sequences: A126764 A126765 A126766 * A126768 A126769 A126770


KEYWORD

nonn,dumb,fini,full


AUTHOR

James R FitzSimons (cherry(AT)getnet.net) and Troy (bassist555774(AT)yahoo.com), Feb 16 2007


EXTENSIONS

Explanation sent by R. J. Mathar, Feb 25 2007


STATUS

approved



