Find the wrong number in the given series:
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Answer / chiranjeevi
sequence is 2,3,12,37,86,166,288
166-86=80(this must be 81->167-86=81)
so wrong number in the sequence is 166
difference between two sucessive numbers sequence would be
1,9,25,49,81,121(square of 1,3,5,7,9,11)
|Is This Answer Correct ?||128 Yes||11 No|
Answer / saurabh suman
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Answer / kapil
2nd answer is right
|Is This Answer Correct ?||20 Yes||7 No|
Answer / ujjwal
|Is This Answer Correct ?||1 Yes||0 No|
Answer / yasmeen
|Is This Answer Correct ?||1 Yes||9 No|
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