Directions: Number series questions measure your ability to reason without words.
To answer these questions, you must determine the pattern of the numbers in each series before you will
be able to choose which number comes next. In each series, look for the degree and direction of
change between the numbers. In other words, do the numbers increase or decrease, and by how much?

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Look at this series: 53,53,40,40,27,27,. . . What number should come next?

This is a simple multiplication series. Each number is 3 times more than the previous number. Directions : Look carefully for the pattern,and then choose which pair of numbers comes next. Note also that you will be choosing from five options instead of four.