A Puzzling Palindromic Sequence.

[ *March 12, 2001* ] by Sonja Sharp (email)

Sonja Sharp from Cape Town, South Africa has a problem

with this sequence and was wondering

if I could assist her. She has to add the smallest number

possible to make it a **palindromic sequence**:

6 , 9 , 2 , 4 , 1 , 8 , 11 , ?

Sonja and I would really appreciate some assistance if you have some time!

What's more, she wrote me, is that she finally got the number to complete

the sequence. However, the answer does not make any sense to us...

the answer (a guess) was number 4 !!!

Can someone figure out how that was supposed to be the solution ?

Sonja and myself would be very impressed !

[ *January 30, 2002* ]

Jennifer Hunter assumes

the answer is 4... because of **ROMAN NUMERALS**

6 , 9 , 2 , 4 , 1 , 8 , 11 , ?

equates to

vi, ix, ii, iv, i, viii, xi, ?

so the logical answer is iv

since after appending iv we get **the palindromic image**

**viixiiiviviiixiiv**

So it seems that Roman Numerals are back in town

since WONplate 16