# Aptitude - Odd Man Out and Series - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Odd Man Out and Series - Missing No. (Q.No. 5)

*Directions to Solve*

Insert the missing number.

5.

8, 7, 11, 12, 14, 17, 17, 22, (....)

Answer: Option

Explanation:

There are two series (8, 11, 14, 17, 20) and (7, 12, 17, 22) increasing by 3 and 5 respectively.

Discussion:

15 comments Page 1 of 2.
Jeelani said:
1 month ago

Best explanations. Thanks all for explaining the answer.

Hemalatha said:
6 months ago

First series of words increased by 3,

i.e, 8+3 = 11,

11+3 = 14,

14+3 = 17,

17+3 = 20

And second series of words are increased by 5.

i.e,

7+5 = 12,

12+5 = 17,

17+5 = 22.

i.e, 8+3 = 11,

11+3 = 14,

14+3 = 17,

17+3 = 20

And second series of words are increased by 5.

i.e,

7+5 = 12,

12+5 = 17,

17+5 = 22.

Suraj said:
1 year ago

27 can also be an aswer. 7, 12, 17, 22, 27.

If the second set is having 5 numbers.

If the second set is having 5 numbers.

Zainab Maratab said:
2 years ago

There are two series ( 8,11,14, 17, 20) and ( 7, 12, 17, 22) increasing by 3 and 5 respectively.

8 + 3 = 11

11 + 3 = 14

14 + 3 = 17

17 + 3 = 20 => correct option.

And,

(7 , 12, 17, 22)

7+5= 12.

5+12= 17,

17+ 22 = 39.

So the right answer is 20.

Therefore B is the right option.

8 + 3 = 11

11 + 3 = 14

14 + 3 = 17

17 + 3 = 20 => correct option.

And,

(7 , 12, 17, 22)

7+5= 12.

5+12= 17,

17+ 22 = 39.

So the right answer is 20.

Therefore B is the right option.

Tanuja Choudhary said:
3 years ago

Anyone, please explain in an easy method.

G. Kanimozhi said:
5 years ago

8 + 5 = 11.

11 + 5 = 17.

17 + 5 = 22.

22 + 5 = 27.

11 + 5 = 17.

17 + 5 = 22.

22 + 5 = 27.

Randon said:
6 years ago

2*1=2,

2*2=4+1 = 5,

2*5=10-1 = 9,

2*9=18+1 = 19,

2*19=38-1 = 37,

2*37=74+1 = 75.

2*2=4+1 = 5,

2*5=10-1 = 9,

2*9=18+1 = 19,

2*19=38-1 = 37,

2*37=74+1 = 75.

Sahil Nagar said:
6 years ago

I am not understanding this series. Please, anyone explain me.

(1)

James said:
7 years ago

8,11,14,17,20,..answer 23.

7,12,17,22,.... answer 27.

All differ by 3 and 5.

23 + 27 = 40 ÷ 2 (average),

= 20.

7,12,17,22,.... answer 27.

All differ by 3 and 5.

23 + 27 = 40 ÷ 2 (average),

= 20.

(1)

Mohd bilal said:
7 years ago

@Rohit.

Answer. 75.

Because +1, -1 = 74 + 1= 75.

Answer. 75.

Because +1, -1 = 74 + 1= 75.

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