Numerical question

by Tracy Moresi
(Fairfield, ca)

Numerical question is incorrect it is 5 not 2.


Editor's Note: Thanks Tracy for your contribution. However, if you may contribute your reasons, it would be more helpful to the visitors.

As far as I understand, there are two simple series of numbers.

Series 1: 16,13,10,7
Series 2: 11,8,5,

What would be the next number in the mixed series:

16 - 11 - 13 - 8 - 10 - 5 - 7 -

Let other visitors decide the answer!

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comment on comment no#1
by: Anonymous

no the answer is correct as it goes with the sequence -5 & +2 ...

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Don't correct CORRECT answers
by: Your Mom

Tracy,

Get off the computer and do your homework.

The answer was obvious to everyone else who passed 7th grade.

Think before you post "corrections" to correct answers. ;/

Your Very Disappointed Mom

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ANS FOR NUMERICAL
by: Anonymous

ya the ans is 2. as there are two series n we can get the ans by subtracting 5 from 1st series n subtracting 2 from 2nd everytime....

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Editor is correct
by: Alok

The correct Answer is 2 only.

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Answer is : 2
by: Anonymous


Series 1: 16,13,10,7
Series 2: 11,8,5,(2)

It is simply abstract thing with numeric values.

Like on the first comment, try to check the initial values as Series 1 and result deducted by 5 is Series 2.

Series 1:16 - 5 = 11 :Series 2
Series 1:13 - 5 = 8 :Series 2
Series 1:10 - 5 = 5 :Series 2
Series 1:7 - 5 = (2) :Series 2

So completing the abstract result for Series 2: You'll have 2 as the answer.

Regards.

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ANSWER IS 2
by: Anonymous

I agree, the answer is 2. Just subtract the initial value series by 5 and consecutively subtract it by 5. So the answer is : 2

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numerical question
by: rohit awasthi

the answer is 2....just subtract 5 from the no. and add 2.....for eg..
16-5=11
11+2=13
13-5=8
8+2=10
10-5=5
5+2=7
7-5=2
so 2 is the next number

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ANWER IS CORRECT
by: Anonymous

The answer is correct....
just need o subtract 5 after each adjacent number..answer will be 2.

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NUMERICAL QUESTION
by: Anonymous

2 is the corrrect ans. just luk at the alternate numbers in the series n subtract 3 from each

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The answer is correct
by: Anonymous

The solution is subtract 5 than add 2, subtract 5 than add 2, and so on. The end is 7 subtract 5 which equals 2.

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