Aptitude Tips- Types of Number Series with Examples Download in PDF

Aptitude Shortcuts- Types of Number Series with Examples
Aptitude Tips - Types of Number Series with Examples Download in PDF :
The important Aptitude Mind Tricks for Number Series problems. Here we have given the Types of Number series with Examples. Candidates those who are all preparing for the SSC and all other Competitive Exams can use this material.



Types of Series Questions with Explanations Download in PDF:


In Number Series, Relationship between the Series is given below
1      .    Consecutive even numbers
2      .    Consecutive odd numbers
3      .    Consecutive prime numbers
        .    Square of numbers
5      .    Cubes of numbers
6      .    Square root of numbers
7      .    Omission of certain number of letter in any consecutive order
8      .    Addition /subtraction/ multiplication/ division by some number ( For Ex. A.P & G.P) or             any other relation
TYPES OF QUESTIONS in Number Series:
      I.                              Complete the series
    II.                               Find Missing number of the series
   III.                              Find Wrong number of the series

EXAMPLES ON NUMBER SERIES
(I). Complete the series
EXAMPLE
1. Which of the following is the next term of series given below ?
4,  6,  9,  13, ....
a)    17
b)    18
c)    19
d)    20
Answer : b)
Solution : We have to add +2 , +3 , +4, +5 etc So Answer is 18.
(II). To find the missing number of series
What will come in place of question mark in the following series?
37, 41, ? , 47, 53
a)    42
b)    43
c)    46
d)    44
Answer: b)
Solution: Consecutive prime numbers.
(III). To find Wrong Number in the Series
Example:
3, 8, 15, 24, 34, 48, 63.
      a)    15 
      b)    24 
      c)    34 
      d)    48
 Answer: b)
Solution:  22 -1, 32-1, 42-1, 52-1, 62-1
EXAMPLES ON ALPHABETIC SERIES
Example:
What will come in place of question mark in the following series?
G, H, J, M, ?
a)    R
b)    S
c)    Q
d)    P
Answer: b)
Solution: G---+1--- H----+2---J----+3---M----+4---- Q
EXAMPLES ON ALPHA-NUMERIC SERIES:

Example:
What will come in place of question mark in the following series?
K 1, M 3, P 5, T 7, ?
a)    Y 9
b)    Y 11
c)    V 9
d)    V 11
Answer: a)
Solution: Alphabets follow the sequence
 K------+2-------M------+3------P------+4------T-----+5------Y
And numbers are increasing by 2

EXAMPLES ON LETTER SERIES

Example:  Which sequence of letters when placed at the blanks one after another will complete the given letter series?
b a a b – a b a – b b a – –
a)    b baa
b)    aaaa
c)    ab ab
d)    b aba
Answer: d)
Solution:  b a a b b a / b a a b b a / b a.