# Logical Reasoning - Number Series - Discussion

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

3.
Look at this series: 36, 34, 30, 28, 24, ... What number should come next?
20
22
23
26
Explanation:
This is an alternating number subtraction series. First, 2 is subtracted, then 4, then 2, and so on.
Discussion:
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Praveen s said:   3 weeks ago
36 - 2 = 34.
34 - 4 = 30.
30 - 2 = 28.
28 - 4 = 24.
24 - 2 = 22.
22 - 2 = 20.
The answer is 20 -> option A.
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Sandhya said:   1 month ago
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Nivetha said:   1 month ago
Option : B.

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

Shelly said:   3 months ago
22 is the correct because 24 - 2 = 22.

So, 22 is right.
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Dk dk said:   4 months ago
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Sanjib Ghosh said:   10 months ago
22 is the next number.
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K shrikantha said:   10 months ago
36-2=34
34-4=30,
30-2=28,
28-4=24,
24-2=22.
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Rupesh Kumar Yadav said:   2 years ago
36-2 = 34.
34-4 = 30.
30-2 = 28.
28-4 = 24.
24-2 = 22.
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Aryan jain said:   3 years ago
36 - 0 = 36
36 - 2 = 34
36 - 6 = 30
36 - 8 = 28
36 - 12 = 24
36 - 14 = 22.
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Dinesh bharti said:   3 years ago
36-2 = 34.
34-4 = 30.
30-2 = 28.
28-4 = 26.
24-2 = 22.
The is the correct answer series.
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