# What is the next item in this pattern: 100, 81, 64, 49,....?

Oct 5, 2016

The sequence is ${i}^{2}$ for $i = 10 , \ldots .$
${10}^{2} , {9}^{2} , {8}^{2} , {7}^{2} , \ldots .$
Hence the next element is: ${6}^{2} = 36$