# Verbal Reasoning - Series Completion - Discussion

### Discussion :: Series Completion - Section 1 (Q.No.2)

Choose the correct alternative that will continue the same pattern and replace the question mark in the given series.

2.

589654237, 89654237, 8965423, 965423, ?

 [A]. 58965 [B]. 65423 [C]. 89654 [D]. 96542

Explanation:

The digits are removed one by one from the beginning and the end in order alternately

so as to obtain the subsequent terms of the series.

 Ambika said: (Jul 23, 2011) Explain more clearly.

 Dhivyasvs said: (Nov 14, 2011) In 1st (5)89654237,8965423(7),(8)965423,96542(3),96542 that all simple

 Amit said: (Apr 30, 2012) Can anybody explain me how it happen?

 Vipul Agarwal said: (Nov 14, 2013) In first digit, the first number is removed. In second digit, the last number is removed and again third digit the again first number is removed and in fourth digit the last number was removed to follow the pattern. So the fifth digit the first number will be remove.

 Zoya said: (Dec 21, 2013) Can anybody explain me clearly how it happens?

 Deepika said: (Mar 3, 2014) 589654237 remove 5 - 89654237, 89654237 again remove 7 - 8965423 , 8965423 again remove 8 - 965423 , 965423 again remove 3 - 96542. SO, FINAL ANSWER IS 96542.

 Samir Ku. Das said: (Jul 16, 2014) Ans: D. 589654237. *89654237. 8965423*. *965423. 96542*.

 Rashi said: (Nov 12, 2014) I did't understand how's it come can you please explain me again?

 Manikant Singh said: (Aug 16, 2015) In this question I solve like that : 589654237, 89654237, 8965423, 965423. 96542 is common from above number given in question so, answer is 96542.

 Hamid Iqbal said: (Aug 24, 2015) Ans:D. (5) 89654237: 89654237. 8965423 (7) : 8965423. (8) 965423: 965423. 96542 (3) : 96542. It more simple.

 Mogili Lingaiah said: (May 3, 2016) I'm not understanding this problem, because of large digits. Please explain it in an easy way.

 Saranya said: (Jul 11, 2017) Answer is D. I agree with the given answer.

 Vishakha said: (Jul 8, 2021) Please explain why we have to remove the digits?