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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

Look at this series: 36, 34, 30, 28, 24, . . .
What number should come next ?

Option:
A. 20
B. 22
C. 23
D. 26
Answer: B . 22

Justification:

This is an alternating number subtraction series.
First, 2 is subtracted, then 4, then 2, and so on.
Rule = (first number - 2) (second number - 4) (third number - 2) (fourth number - 4)......
Now The series is 36, 34, 30, 28, 24...
(36 - 2 = 34), (34 - 4 = 30), (30 - 2 = 28), (28 - 4 = 24), (24 - 2 = 22)...
So the answer is b = 22.

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