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1) Which number should come next in the series, 48, 24, 12, ……?

It is a simple division series in which each number is one-half of the previous number. We can also say that each number is divided by 2 to arrive at the next number;

On dividing 48 by 2, we get 24

On dividing 24 by 2, we get 12

So, on dividing 12 by 2, we will get 6 (option B).

2) Look at the series, 46, 44, 40, 38, 34, _, which number should come next?

This is a simple addition series in which the number “15” is interpolated as every third number. And, except 15, four is added to each number to arrive at the next number.

6) Look at the series, 77, 70, 63, 56, 49, _, which number should come next?