What is Number Series?

Number
series is a arrangement of numbers in a certain order, where some numbers are
wrongly put into the series of numbers and some number is missing in that
series, we need to observe and find the accurate number to the series of
numbers.

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In
competitive exams number series are given and where you need to find missing numbers.
The number series are come in different types. At first you have to decided
what type of series are given in papers then according with this you have to
use shortcut tricks as fast as you can .
Different
types of Number Series

There are some format of series which are given in Exams.

Perfect
Square Series:

This Types of Series are based on square of a number which is
in same order and one square number is missing in that given series.

Example 1: 441, 484, 529, 576?

= 212, 484 = 222, 529 = 232, 576 = 24,
625 = 252.
Perfect
Cube Series:

This Types of Series are based on cube of a number which is in
same order and one
cube number is missing in that given series

Example 2: 1331, 1728, 2197, ?

:
113 ,  123 ,  133 ,  143
Geometric
Series:

This type of series are based on ascending or descending order of numbers and
each successive number is obtain by multiplying or dividing the previous number
with a fixed number.

Example 3: 5, 45, 405, 3645,?

x 9 = 45, 45 x 9 = 405, 405 x 9 = 3645, 3645 x 9 = 32805.
Two
stage Type Series:

A two tier Arithmetic series is one in which the differences of successive numbers
themselves form an arithmetic series.

Example 4: i. 3, 9, 18, 35, 58,——

ii. 6, 9, 17, 23,———-

Mixed
Series
:

This type of series are more than one different order are given in a series
which arranged in alternatively in a single series or created according to any
non-conventional rule. This mixed series Examples are describes in separately.

Examples
5:

11, 24, 50, 102, 206, ?

11 x 2 = 22 +2 = 24,

24 x 2 = 48 + 2 = 50,

50 x 2 = 100 + 2 = 102,

102 x 2 = 204 + 2 = 206,

206 x 2 = 412 + 2 = 414.

So
the missing number is 414.
Number
Series Quiz

Directions (1-10): What will come in place of the question marks (?) in the
following Number series?
1.    0,
6, 24, 60, 120, 210, ?
A.  336
B.  349
C.  312
D.  337
E.  None of these
2.    11,
14, 19, 22, 27, 30, ?
A.  39
B.  34
C.  36
D.  35
E.  None of these
3.    6,
12, 21, ? , 48
A.  33
B.  39
C.  36
D.  31
E.  None of these
4.    18,
22, 30, ? ,78, 142
A.  44
B.  35
C.  46
D.  48
E.  None of these
5.
73205, 6655, 605, 55, ?
A.  9
B.  5
C.  13
D.  11
E.  None of these
6.
25, 100, ?, 1600, 6400
A.  400
B.  300
C.  360
D.  420
E.  None of these
7.
125, ?, 343, 512, 729, 1000
A.  216
B.  215
C.  256
D.  225
E.  None of these
8.
1 , 9 , 125 , 343 , ? , 1331
A.  730
B.  729
C.  512
D.  772
E.  None of these
9.
121, 144, 169, ?, 225
A.  180
B.  172
C.  186
D.  196
E.  None of these
10.
?, 2116, 2209, 2304, 2401, 2500
A.  2124
B.  1972
C.  1521
D.  2025
E.  None of these
with Explanation:-
1.
(A)
The given series is : 13 – 1, 23 – 2, 33 –
3, 43 – 4, 53 – 5, 63 – 6,
So the missing term = 73 – 7 = 343 – 7 = 336 .
2.
(D)
The pattern is + 3, + 5, + 3, + 5, …………
So the missing term is = 30 + 5 = 35 .
3.
(A)
The pattern is + 6, + 9, + 12, +15 ………..
So the missing term is = 21 + 12 = 33 .
4.
(C)
The pattern is +4, +8, +16, +32, +64
So the missing term is = 30 + 16 = 46 .
5.
(B)
5 x 11
= 55, 55 x 11 = 605, 605 x 11 = 6655, 6655 x 11 = 73205
6.
(A)
25 x 4
= 100, 100 x 4 = 400, 400 x 4 = 1600, 1600 x 4 = 6400.
7.
(A)
125 = 53 , 216 = 63,
343 = 73, 512 = 83, 729 = 93,
1000 = 103.
8.
(B)
13 , 33 , 53 , 73 , 93 , 113
9.
(D)
121 = 112, 144 = 122,
169 = 132, 196 = 142, 225 = 152.
10.  (D)

2025 =
452, 2116 = 462,
2304 = 482, 2401 = 492, 2500 = 502

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