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

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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.
 17 , 32 , 19 , 29 , 21 , 26 , 23

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Here, there are two alternating patterns.
Correct Option: C
Here, there are two alternating patterns. The first begins with 17 and adds 2; the second begins with 32 and subtracts 3.
 10 , 34 , 12 , 31 , 14 , 28 , 16

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Two patterns alternate here. The first pattern begins with 10 and adds 2 to each number to arrive at the next;
Correct Option: A
Two patterns alternate here. The first pattern begins with 10 and adds 2 to each number to arrive at the next; the alternating pattern begins with 34 and subtracts 3 each time.
 32 , 31 , 32 , 29 , 32 , 27 , 32

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This is an alternating repetition series.
Correct Option: A
This is an alternating repetition series. The number 32 alternates with a series in which each number decreases by 2.
 11 , 14 , 14 , 17 , 17 , 20 , 20

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This is a simple addition series with repetition. It adds 3 to each number to arrive at the next,
Correct Option: A
This is a simple addition series with repetition. It adds 3 to each number to arrive at the next, which is repeated before 3 is added again.