# Tata Infotech Papers: Sample Questions 18 - 20 of 41

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## Question number: 18

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Complete the following series.

11,14,12,15,13,16, ________

### Explanation

- Divide the given series into two parts of alternating terms.
- First series: 11,12,13, …
- Second series: 14,15,16, …
- Next term which we have to find should follow the exact pattern of first series.
- Here, each term is incremented by one number, i. e. Difference between two consecutive terms is + 1.
- So, next term will be

## Question number: 19

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Complete the following series.

14,2, 12,4, 10,6, ________

### Explanation

- Divide the given series into two parts of alternate terms.
- First series: 14,12,10, …
- Second series: 2,4, 6, …
- Next term will follow the exact pattern of first series.
- Here, each term is decremented by two numbers, i. e. Difference between two consecutive terms is -2
- So, next term of the series is

## Question number: 20

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A clerk multiplied a number by ten when it should have been divided by ten. The answer he got was 100. What should the answer have been?

### Explanation

- Let, the number be x. Instead of dividing the number by 10 clerks multiplied the number by 10. The answer he got is 100.
- Here, instead of doing, he is doing.
- So, we can say that original answer is multiplied by 100 because of this mistake.
- So, original answer will be, = = 1