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# Aptitude - Odd Man Out and Series - Discussion

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"Example is better than precept."
- (Proverb)

Find the odd man out.

4.

396, 462, 572, 427, 671, 264

 [A]. 396 [B]. 427 [C]. 671 [D]. 264

Explanation:

In each number except 427, the middle digit is the sum of other two.

 Mukesh said: (Fri, Feb 25, 2011 04:19:53 AM) There is another method to solve this which is that the sum of all the digits of a number except 427 is even.

 Girija said: (Mon, Sep 12, 2011 05:39:47 PM) Answer may also 671. Since its not an even number.

 Kiran said: (Thu, Oct 6, 2011 05:55:27 PM) Adding each individual numbers we get even number except 427 it is odd. 3+9+6=18 so on.

 Sankar said: (Sat, Jan 7, 2012 04:13:52 PM) The options A,C, D are the even numbers because option A) 396 3+9+6=18 C) 671 6+7+1=14 D) 264 2+6+4=12. The remaining is option B)427 4+2+7=13 that odd number. So the answer is B.

 Bijit Patnaik said: (Thu, Feb 16, 2012 11:47:18 AM) Out of the four options 427 is not divisible by 3.

 Gopal said: (Thu, Mar 1, 2012 05:11:04 PM) All the numbers except 427 are multiple of 11.

 Sonutalwani said: (Wed, Jun 27, 2012 07:13:26 PM) 3+9+6=18 even. 4+6+2=12 even. 5+7+2=14 even. 4+2+7=13 odd.

 Swetha said: (Wed, Jul 11, 2012 03:56:41 PM) Except 427 every number is divisible by 11.