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Originally Posted by MAS1
65536, 256, 16, 4, The next number in the sequence is found by taking the square root of the previous number.
5, 6, 12, 9, 10, 20, 17, 18, 36, 33, ... The pattern for this sequence is add 1, multiply by 2, and subtract 3.

Yes, you are totally right. In the first sequence you could have also choose a few other options like:
65536,256,
1,1/256 or
65536,256,
65024,130304 or
2^16,2^8,
2^4,2^2 or
2^16,2^8,
2^0,2^8
due to the fact that I showed only the first 2 numbers.