Originally Posted by EarlyMon
Rules say the answer is 9, but some older compilers would evaluate that as 1.
Which also happens to be the next number in the sequence, 1,1,1,2,1,... or 1,1,2,1,3,1,4,1,...
Unless there's no rhythm to this riddle.
Think not of math, young grasshopper; but those things that interest Mr. Bilbie. Not integer sequences real math folks consider sequences. No Corn Flake numbers, and forget Mr. Fibonacci. You might consider obvious sequences of common events in your daily life.
Stop using Google, too! Dag Nabbit. much of the above stuff is what some call a distraction.
Remember, you cannot just give the numbers arriving next, but explain your answer. Just like in school.