# Aptitude - Odd Man Out and Series - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Odd Man Out and Series - Pick Wrong No. (Q.No. 3)

*Directions to Solve*

Find out the wrong number in the given sequence of numbers.

3.

8, 13, 21, 32, 47, 63, 83

Answer: Option

Explanation:

Go on adding 5, 8, 11, 14, 17, 20.

So, the number 47 is wrong and must be replaced by 46.

Discussion:

38 comments Page 1 of 4.
Nandkishor Metange said:
1 year ago

Very helpful to me.

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Bapi said:
1 year ago

Numbers are arranged like "even odd, odd even, even odd, odd even" 47 is the only one that doesn't follow this.

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Sayli said:
2 years ago

@Nagendramurthy.

Your solution is correct. Thanks.

Your solution is correct. Thanks.

Jethalal said:
4 years ago

@Manjeeth

If you see the difference;

8-13 is 5

13-21 is 8

21-32 is 11

Now if you see the no: 5 8 and 11

=> 5+3==>8.

8+3==>11.

So the now next no after adding 3 will be 11 +3 ==>14, but if u see the diff between 32 and 47 it is 15 which is wrong. So the ans will be 47.

If you see the difference;

8-13 is 5

13-21 is 8

21-32 is 11

Now if you see the no: 5 8 and 11

=> 5+3==>8.

8+3==>11.

So the now next no after adding 3 will be 11 +3 ==>14, but if u see the diff between 32 and 47 it is 15 which is wrong. So the ans will be 47.

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Manjeeth said:
4 years ago

Not getting this, Please explain me.

Murugan said:
4 years ago

5, 2, 13, 29, 17, 8, 21 find add man out.

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Shar.p said:
4 years ago

I am not understanding it. Please explain me to get it.

D.Rakesh said:
5 years ago

13-8 = 5.

21-13 = 8.

32-21 = 11.

x-32 = 14.

63-x = 17.

83-63 = 20.

(5,8,11,14,17,20 ) each time increase by 3.

So there, x should be equal to 46(i.e., x=46).

I hope you understood now.

21-13 = 8.

32-21 = 11.

x-32 = 14.

63-x = 17.

83-63 = 20.

(5,8,11,14,17,20 ) each time increase by 3.

So there, x should be equal to 46(i.e., x=46).

I hope you understood now.

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Divya said:
5 years ago

It's very simple add three number for each last no.

8-13=value is 5.

add 3 in 5,

5+3=8, so 13+=21,

8+3=11 ,so 21+11=32,

11+3=14,so 32+14=46,

14+3=17,so 46+27=63,

17+3=20,so 63+20=83,

So the wrong no is 47, real value is 46.

8-13=value is 5.

add 3 in 5,

5+3=8, so 13+=21,

8+3=11 ,so 21+11=32,

11+3=14,so 32+14=46,

14+3=17,so 46+27=63,

17+3=20,so 63+20=83,

So the wrong no is 47, real value is 46.

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Pritha said:
6 years ago

Thank you for explaining the answer.

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