[Previously VR Type 18] - number sequences

Verbal Reasoning Type 18 is a verbal reasoning question type commonly found in 11+Entrance Tests in the United Kingdom.

SubjectVerbal Reasoning


For each of the following questions, find the number that best completes the series.


To solve the question, you need to find the number that continues the series in the same pattern. First, you have to work out the pattern of the series of numbers in order to continue the series. is the series increasing or decreasing? Do you need to add, subtract, multiply or divide to find the answer? Be aware that more than one change can happen between each term.

Watch the video for 4 worked examples!

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12, 12, 13, 15, 18 [ ___ ]

Ans : 22



120, 4, 110, 8, 100, 16, 90, 32, [ ___ ]

Ans : 80