17, 19, 23, 29, 33, 37, 41

Find the incorrect number given in the following series:
17, 19, 23, 29, 33, 37, 41
(a) 17
(b) 33
(c) 23
(d) 41

Anurag Mishra Professor Asked on 21st February 2016 in Reasoning Questions.
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    33

    yadavpankaj Default Answered on 22nd February 2016.
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    Answer: (b) 33

    Solution:-
    17 + 2 = 19,        19  + 2 x 2 = 19 + 4 => 23,          23 + 2 x 3 = 23 + 6 => 29,       29 + 2 x 4 = 29 + 8 => 37,

    Then, the incorrect number is 33.

    Hence, the correct answer is option (b) 33.

    Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 25th February 2016.
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