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# Articles from Fun-the-Mentals

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## 1. 19,24,20,25,21,26,? Ans:222. 11,14,12,15,13,16,? Ans:

143. 10,2,8,2,6,2,? Ans: 4 4. 8,9,11,14,,18,23,? Ans:29 5.
25,25,22,22,19,19,? Ans:16 6. 14,2,12,4,10,6,? Ans:8 7.
7,16,9,15,11,14,? Ans: 13 8. 40,42,39,44,38,46,? Ans: 37 9.
3,18,4,24,5,30,? Ans: 6 10. 18,20,22,20,28,20,? Ans:22 11.
18,20,10,12,4,6? Ans: 0 12. 7,6,8,5,3,7,? Ans: 4 13.
9,18,21,25,20,? Ans: 30 14. 3,3,4,8,10,36,? Ans:
15. 30,28,25,20,34,28,?...

## Try the following Number Series questions for IBM Aptitude

Test: 1. 1,2,3,6,11,20,37,68, _ 2. 5,10,9,3,6,5,4,8,7,7,_ 3. 4.2,
26.0, 8.9, 8.4, 52.0, 17.8, 16.8, 104.8, _ 4. 56, 89,33,21, 57,
88,35, 19,60,85,39,50,65,_ 5. 1,1,2,4,6,36,39.1521,_ 6.
96,64,128,192,128,256,256,288,192,_ 7. 1,4,27,256,_ 8.
28,17,23,17,26,16,22,16,24,15,21,15,_ 9. -15,-14,34,32,-42,39,58,54,-61,_ 10. 1/3,1/2,1/4,2 1/3,3 1/2, 4 1/4,4 1/3,6 1/2, _
11. 3^3, 2^2, 23, 8^3, 7^2, 463, 2^3,...

## 1. which 3 consequtive prime numbers gives the total Ans: 49

(13,17,19) 2. How many Rational numbers are there between 1
and 5? a. 3 b. 2 c. 0 3. If boat travels in 10km/hr in still water. it
travels 14kmhr in upstream and 26km/hr downstream what is
speed of stream? 4. A cube of 3 unit has 6...

1) 28, 17, 23, 17, 26, 16, 22, 16, 24, 15, 21, 15, ? 2) -27, 9, -3,
81,-27, 9, 54, ? 3) 49, 6, 25, 4, 36, 5, 81, ? 4) 0.5, 2, 3, 4.5,
6.75, ? 5) 1, 2, 3, 6, 11, 20, 37, 68, ? 6) 10, 12, -36, -7, -5, 15,
19, 21, ?...

## 1. In 1978, a kg of paper was sold at Rs25/-. I f the paper rate

increases at 1.5% more than inflation rate which is of 6.5% a
year , then what wil be the cost of a kg of paper after 2 years?
a)29.12
(b) 29.72
(c) 30.12
(d)
32.65
(e) none of these 2. In A,B,C...

## 1. A company rented a machine for Rs.700/- a month. Five

years later the treasurer calculated that if the company had
purchased the machine and paid Rs.100/- monthly
maintenance charge, the company would have saved
Rs.2000/-. What was the purchase price of the machine? Ans.
Rs.34000 2. Two computers each produced 48000 public
utility bills in a day....

Check these tooPart - I>> Part - II>> Part III>> Part V>> Part
VI>> Part VII>> Part VIII>> 1.A clerk multiplied a number by ten
when it should have been divided by ten.The ans he got was
100.what should the ans have been? Ans: 1 2.If Rs20/- is
available to pay for typing a research report & typist A produces
42...

Check these tooPart - I>> Part - II>> 21. In a square, all the
mid points are joined. The inner square is shaded. If the area of
the square is A, what is the area of the shaded area? Ans. the
shaded area is half the area of the square (having area
A). Therefore answer is A/2. 22. If a...

## 1. 1, 5, 10, 16, 23, 31, _ (a) 38 (b) 50 (c) 40 (d) 39 2. 3, 5, 7, 9,

._ (a) 1 (b) 11 (c) 13 (d) 16 (e) 10 3. 4, 6, 9, 13 ,_ (a) 18 (b) 17
(c) 16 (d) 19 4. 4, 9, 16, 25 ,_ (a) 32 (b) 49 (C) 42...

## 1. A clerk multiplied a number by ten when it should have

been divided by ten.The ans he got was 100.what should the
ans have been? Ans: 1 2. If Rs20/- is available to pay for
typing a research report & typist A produces 42 pages and
typist B produces 28 pages.How much should typist A