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In "Number Series" question, a number series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative that will same pattern and fill in the blank spaces

In following question, a number series is given with one term missing. Choose the correct alternative that will same pattern and fill in the blank spaces.

2, 3, 8, 63, (…..)

Option:
A. 1038
B. 1998
C. 3008
D. 3968
Answer: D . 3968

Justification:

Each term in the series is one less than the square of the preceding term.
Thus, 22 - 1 = 3,
32 - 1 = 8,
82 - 1 = 63.
.'. Missing number = (63)2 - 1 = 3969 - 1 = 3968.

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