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 September 9th, 2013, 07:12 AM #1 Newbie   Joined: Sep 2013 Posts: 9 Thanks: 0 A difficult Number Series Don't know the answer for the following. Who can help? Please give explanation. 3 4 2 5 10/2 60/12 ... Possible answers: a) 60/10 b) 12/2 c) 6 d) 49/7 e) 7
 September 9th, 2013, 12:39 PM #2 Math Team   Joined: Oct 2011 From: Ottawa Ontario, Canada Posts: 14,597 Thanks: 1038 Re: A difficult Number Series Any background to that weird series, Doc
 September 9th, 2013, 01:14 PM #3 Newbie   Joined: Sep 2013 Posts: 9 Thanks: 0 Re: A difficult Number Series It is a question on a widely used IQ test. I always get all the answers, but this one I have never been able to solve. It is frustrating.
September 9th, 2013, 07:49 PM   #4
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 Originally Posted by DrSnuggles It is a question on a widely used IQ test. I always get all the answers, but this one I have never been able to solve. It is frustrating.
Agree...frustrating...IQ required for many of the sequences on these tests is Imagination Quotient !

Like 3,4,5,5,3,4,4,5,3,? : answer=3 for "one" ; get it?

 September 11th, 2013, 03:55 AM #5 Newbie   Joined: Sep 2013 Posts: 9 Thanks: 0 Re: A difficult Number Series 3,4,5,5, 3,4,4,5, 3,3,4,5
 September 11th, 2013, 04:48 AM #6 Math Team   Joined: Oct 2011 From: Ottawa Ontario, Canada Posts: 14,597 Thanks: 1038 Re: A difficult Number Series Problem with these is often no unique solution. Like 3,4,5,5,3,4,4,5,3,? : answer=3 for "one" ; get it? ten,nine,eight,seven,six,five,four,three,two,???=o ne=3(letters). Silly? Agree!
September 13th, 2013, 12:36 PM   #7
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 Originally Posted by DrSnuggles It is a question on a widely used IQ test.
Which IQ test?

 October 9th, 2013, 01:17 PM #8 Newbie   Joined: Sep 2013 Posts: 9 Thanks: 0 Re: A difficult Number Series NAT 70 Drenth

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