### Discussion :: Number Series - Type 1 (Q.No.3)

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

Amruta said: (Aug 30, 2010) | |

We can do it other way also as follows: 36 - 30 = 6. 34 - 28 = 6. 30 - 24 = 6. 28 - 22 = 6. So answer is 22. |

Haneeshendluri said: (Dec 4, 2010) | |

The series is 36,34,30,28,24... Lets take difference of successive 36-34=2,34-30=4,30-28=2,28-24=4.. By observing the above differences that is clear that 4,2 are the successive differences that we are getting. So the next difference is 2,4,2,4,2,4, next number 24-2=22. |

K. Santhikannan said: (Dec 2, 2011) | |

36-2=34 34-4=30 30-2=28 28-4=24 24-2=22 Therefor answer 22 |

Ramya said: (Apr 12, 2012) | |

36 - 30 = 6. 34 - 28 = 6. 30 - 24 = 6. 28 - 22 = 6. The answer is 22 |

Arzoo said: (Oct 23, 2012) | |

36-2=34-4=30-2=28-4=24-2=22 That's right answer=22. |

Pushpendra said: (Mar 22, 2013) | |

36-2=34-4=30-2=28-4=24-2=22 That's right answer=22. |

Himansu Sekhar Bhoi said: (Aug 25, 2013) | |

6*6 = 36-2 = 34. 6*5 = 30-2 = 28. 6*4 = 24-2 = 22. In this way. |

Sanjoy Das said: (Sep 13, 2013) | |

36-2 = 34. 34-4 = 30. 30-2 = 28. 28-4 = 24. 24-2 = 22. Therefor answer 22. |

Bhaskarananad said: (Dec 6, 2013) | |

36-34 = 2. 34-30 = 4. 30-28 = 2. 28-24 = 4. 24-22 = 2. So the answer is 22 it is alternate subtraction of 2 and 4. |

Ramesh said: (Dec 20, 2013) | |

36 - 2 = 34. 34 - 4 = 30. 30 - 2 = 28. 28 - 4 = 24. So now, 24 - 2 = 22 answer. |

Nand Lal Thakur said: (Mar 31, 2014) | |

36-2 = 34. 34 -4 = 34. 30 -2 = 28. 28 - 4 = 24. 24- 2 = 22 Answer. |

Yogita Dawar said: (Apr 21, 2014) | |

36, 34, 30, 28, 24,..... 36-2=34. 34-4=30. 30-2=28. 28-4=24. 24-..=.. It will repeat that alternative numbers 2 and 4. then 24-2 = 22. answer is B. 22. |

Pavan Bhushan said: (Apr 21, 2014) | |

The numbers are obtained by doubling the numbers in descending order. After every two numbers, one number is excluded. 36= 18*2. 34= 17*2. The number 16 is excluded. 30= 15*2. 28= 14*2. 13 is excluded. 24= 12*2. Next number should be 11*2 = 22. |

Vidyasagar said: (Apr 29, 2014) | |

36-34 = 2. 34-30 = 4. 30-28 = 2. 28-24 = 4. 24-22 = 2. |

Mms said: (Jun 19, 2014) | |

36-34 = 2. 34-30 = 4. 30-28 = 2. 28-24 = 4. 24-22 = 2. Just follow the series of 2,4,2,4,last is 2 ....it will get by subtracting 24-22=2. |

Ranji said: (Aug 4, 2015) | |

Odd terms are multiple into 6 and even terms are subtracted to 6. 6*6 = 36 34-6 = 28. 5*6 = 30 28-6 = 22. 4*6 = 24. The number should be 22. |

Tulasi said: (Sep 26, 2015) | |

Alternatively subtract the values by 2 and 4. |

A.G Rao said: (Oct 23, 2015) | |

Add Subtracted to 6, 4 or 4 digit number but this simple logic. 36- 2 = 34. 34- 4 = 30. 30 -2 = 28. 24 -4 = 22. The number should be 22 is correct answers. |

Ashish Labade said: (Feb 23, 2016) | |

36, 34, 30, 28, 24. 36-30 = 6. 34-28 = 6. 30-24 = 6. Therefore 28-6 = 22. That is 22 (B). |

Rabia said: (Mar 1, 2016) | |

Please explain in details I. |

Sweety Sharma said: (May 13, 2016) | |

36, 34, 30, 28, 24, _ ? 36 - 2 = 34, 34 - 4 = 30, 30 - 2 = 28, 28 - 4 = 24, 24 - 2 = 22. Ans: 22. |

Deepshikha said: (Jun 28, 2016) | |

36 - 2 = 34 34 - 4 = 30 30 - 2 = 28 28 - 4 = 24 24 - 2 = 22 So, answer is 22. |

Sudhansu said: (Jul 9, 2016) | |

The given series is of -2 then -4. Therefore, the answer is 22. |

Mohd Moin Ansari said: (Aug 2, 2016) | |

36 - 2 = 34. 34 - 4 = 30. 30 - 2 = 28. 28 - 4 = 24. 24 - 2 = 22. |

M.Raghuram said: (Aug 24, 2016) | |

The logic of this sum is Alternately leaving difference 2, 4. |

Aditya Vamsi said: (Aug 24, 2016) | |

Just subtract 2 and 4 for the number in ascending order. |

Jhansi said: (Aug 24, 2016) | |

Here, the logic is First, subtract 2 and then 4 again 2 and then 4 and so on. |

Smriti said: (Nov 4, 2016) | |

Logic: Subtract 6 from the number and you will get the alternate number. |

Chiddu said: (Nov 14, 2016) | |

Here is a simple logic we have to just subtract 6 from the number and we will get the alternate number. |

Tarun Mishra said: (Dec 4, 2016) | |

Reasoning message in phone. |

Kavita Dev Sharma said: (Dec 11, 2016) | |

I understand. Thanks all of you. |

Demullu Reddy said: (Dec 15, 2016) | |

Very helpful for students. Thank you. |

Mahananda Mohanty said: (Jan 8, 2017) | |

Firstly the last no of is added i.e. the sum of 6 and 4 of 36 &34 the no. Will be10 then the sum of0&8out of 30&28 the no will be8then. The sum of 4 &2 out of 24&22 the no will be 6. Due to the dressing in the given series the answer will be 22. |

Varun Ratan said: (Jan 28, 2017) | |

36-6 = 30 34-6 = 28 30-6 = 24 28-6 = 22 Answer = 22. |

Trisha said: (Apr 30, 2017) | |

36-2 = 34. 34-4 = 30. 30-2 = 28. 28-4 = 24. 24-2 = 22. |

Utkarsh said: (May 25, 2017) | |

36-34 = 2, 34-30 = 4, 30-28 = 2, 28-24 = 4, 24-2 = 22, Hence 22 will be the next term. |

Preci said: (Aug 2, 2017) | |

36-6 =30. 34-6= 28. 30-6= 24. 28-6=22. 24-6=18. |

Ujjwal said: (Dec 5, 2017) | |

36-34=2 34-30=4 30-28=2 28-24=4 24-22=2 Here 22 will next term. |

Kavi said: (Feb 24, 2018) | |

36-2=34, 30-2=28, 24-2=22. |

Srisai.Putta said: (Sep 4, 2018) | |

The given series is 36, 34, 30, 28, 24 by subtracting with 2&4 we get next number to the 24. 36-2=34 34-4=30 30-2=28 28-4=24 24-2=22. 22 is the final number which is next to the 24 in the given above series. Therefore, 22 is the next number. |

Anonymus said: (Oct 27, 2019) | |

3*12 = 36 3*11 = 33+1 = 34. 3*10 = 30 3*9 = 27+1 = 28. 3*8 = 24 3*7 = 21+1 = 22. |

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