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    3, 11, 23, 39, 59, ..

    In the series
    3, 11, 23, 39, 59, …..
    The next term will be
    (a) 63
    (b) 73
    (c) 83
    (d) 93

    Asked by Anurag Mishra on 12th July 2016 in Reasoning Questions.
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    Answer: (c) 83 

    Explanation:-
    3 + 2 x 4 = 3 + 8
    = 11,
    11 + 3 x 4 = 11 + 12
    = 23,
    23 + 4 x 4 = 23 + 16
    = 39,
    39 + 5 x 4 = 39 + 20
    = 59,

    Same as,
    59 + 6 x 4 = 59 + 24
    = 83.

    Hence, the correct answer is option (c) 83.

    Answered by Anurag Mishra on 13th July 2016..