# Logical Reasoning - Number Series - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Number Series - Type 1 (Q.No. 5)

*Directions to Solve*

In each series, look for the degree and direction of change between the numbers. In other words, do the numbers increase or decrease, and by how much

5.

Look at this series: 53, 53, 40, 40, 27, 27, ... What number should come next?

Answer: Option

Explanation:

In this series, each number is repeated, then 13 is subtracted to arrive at the next number.

Discussion:

83 comments Page 1 of 9.
Debabrot Assam Gohpur said:
1 month ago

It's an easy trick.

53-40 = 13.

40-27 = 13.

27-14 = 13.

So, 14 is the correct answer.

53-40 = 13.

40-27 = 13.

27-14 = 13.

So, 14 is the correct answer.

(7)

Nivetha said:
1 month ago

Option: B is the right answer.

53 - 13 = 40,

40 - 13 = 27,

27 - 13 = 14.

53 - 13 = 40,

40 - 13 = 27,

27 - 13 = 14.

(2)

Kommiriswetha said:
2 months ago

It's very useful to improve my skills. Thanks, everyone.

(1)

Ananya said:
4 months ago

Thanks for the explanation @Sowmya.

(5)

Tejas said:
1 year ago

Thanks everyone for explaining the answer.

(14)

Sowmya said:
1 year ago

53 - 13 = 40.

40 - 13 = 27,

27 - 13 = 14.

So, the answer is 14 .

40 - 13 = 27,

27 - 13 = 14.

So, the answer is 14 .

(55)

Rupesh Kumar Yadav said:
2 years ago

53 - 13 = 40.

40 - 13 = 27.

Answer,

27-13 = 14.

40 - 13 = 27.

Answer,

27-13 = 14.

(6)

Shine said:
2 years ago

(53+27)/2 = 80,

80/2= 40,

So,(40+x)/2 = 27,

Therefore, x = 14.

80/2= 40,

So,(40+x)/2 = 27,

Therefore, x = 14.

(7)

Shyamsundar Maity said:
2 years ago

Very good. Thanks.

(1)

Sudhakar said:
4 years ago

53,53,40,40,27,27....?

Here the one more trick,

(5+3=8),(5+3=8),(4+0=4),(4+0=4),(2+7=9),(2+7=9),(1+4=5),(1+4=5)

Here the one more trick,

(5+3=8),(5+3=8),(4+0=4),(4+0=4),(2+7=9),(2+7=9),(1+4=5),(1+4=5)

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