Logical Problems

Logical Problems

Direction: Look carefully for the pattern, and then choose which pair of numbers comes next. Note also that you will be choosing from five options instead of four.

1. 8 , 12 , 9 , 13 , 10 , 14 , 11

1. This is an alternating addition and subtraction series.

Correct Option: B

This is an alternating addition and subtraction series, in which the addition of 4 is alternated with the subtraction of 3.

1. 14 , 14 , 26 , 26 , 38 , 38 , 50

1. In this simple addition with repetition series, each number in the series repeats itself,

Correct Option: B

In this simple addition with repetition series, each number in the series repeats itself, and then increases by 12 to arrive at the next number.

1. 32 , 29 , 26 , 23 , 20 , 17 , 14

1. In this simple subtraction series, the numbers decrease by 3.

Correct Option: A

In this simple subtraction series, the numbers decrease by 3.

1. 2 , 44 , 4 , 41 , 6 , 38 , 8

1. Here, there are two alternating patterns, one addition and one subtraction.

Correct Option: D

Here, there are two alternating patterns, one addition and one subtraction. The first starts with 2 and increases by 2; the second starts with 44 and decreases by 3.

1. 34 , 30 , 26 , 22 , 18 , 14 , 10

1. This is a simple subtraction series,

Correct Option: D

This is a simple subtraction series, in which 4 is subtracted from each number to arrive at the next.