1, 4, 14, 46, 146, ………..

The next number in the series
1, 4, 14, 46, 146, ………..
(a) 440
(b) 454
(c) 520
(d) 554

Anurag Mishra Professor Asked on 31st March 2016 in Reasoning Questions.
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Answer: (b) 454

Solution:-
1 x 3 + 1 = 3 + 1
= 4,
4 x 3 + 1 x 2 = 12 + 2
= 14,
14 x 3 + 2 x 2 = 42 + 4
= 46,
46 x 3 + 4 x 2 = 138 + 8
= 146 ,

Same as,
146 x 3 + 8 x 2 = 438 + 16
= 454

Then, the next number will be 454.

Hence, the correct answer is option (b) 454.

Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 1st April 2016.
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