Cogent Puzzle

Answer from June newswire.

Q: What comes next in the sequence:

3, 5, 8, 13, 22, ?

A: 39

Working along the sequence double each number and subtract 1, then 2, then 3 etc.


Answer from May newswire.

Q: Which number is the odd one out?

84129, 32418, 47632, 36119, 67626, 72927

A: 47632

(All the others are three-digit numbers followed by their square root, e.g. 361 followed by its square root, 19.)


Answer from April newswire.

Q: Complete the number sequence:

0, 4, 2, 6, 4, 8, ?

A: 6 – alternate by adding 4 and taking away 2 to each preceding number (x+4, -2, +4, -2, +4, -2)


Answer from March newswire.

Q: 1, 2, 6, 24, 120, ?

A: 720

Multiply the preceding number by an increasing scale (x2,x3,x4,x5,x6)


Answer from February newswire.

Q: 3, 8, 15, 24, 35, ?

A: 48

Add ascending odd numbers each time i.e. +5, +7, +9, +11, +13….


Answer from January newswire.

Q: What Come next in sequence

1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11?

A: 100 (The next number that doesn’t contain a ‘T’ in the spelling).

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