Inserting The Missing Character Questions

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In the following question, a matrix of certain characters is given.These characters follow a certain trend, row-wise or column wise.Find out this trend and choose the missing character accordingly.

72 24 6
96 16 12
108 ? 18

A) 12 B) 16
C) 18 D) 20
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 12

Explanation:

 

In the first row, 72 ÷ (24/2) = 72 ÷ 12 = 6.
In the second row, 96 ÷ (16/2) = 96 ÷ 8 = 12.
Let the missing number in the third row be y.
Then, 108 ÷ (y/2) = 18  or  y/2 = 108/18 = 6  or  y = 12.

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In the following question, a matrix of certain characters is given.These characters follow a certain trend, row-wise or column wise.Find out this trend and choose the missing character accordingly.

B G N
D J R
G N ?

A) U B) V
C) W D) X
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) W

Explanation:

 The letters in the first row follow the sequence +5, +7.

The letters in the second row follow the sequence +6, +8.
In the third row, the first letter G moves 7 steps forward to give the second letter N.
Clearly, the missing letter will be 9 steps ahead of N i.e. W.

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In the following question, a matrix of certain characters is given.These characters follow a certain trend, row-wise or column wise.Find out this trend and choose the missing character accordingly

11 6 8
17 12 ?
25 34 19
19 28 11

A) 16 B) 15
C) 13 D) 9
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 16

Explanation:

 

In the first column, 17 - 11 = 25 - 19 = 6.
In the second column, 12 - 6 = 34 - 28 = 6.
Let the missing number in the third column be y.
Then, y - 8 = 19 - 11 = 8 or y = 16.

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In the following question, a matrix of certain characters is given.These characters follow a certain trend, row-wise or column wise.Find out this trend and choose the missing character accordingly.

1 7 9
2 14 ?
3 105 117

A) 26 B) 20
C) 16 D) 12
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 12

Explanation:

 

 

In the first column, 2 x 1 + 1 = 3.
In the second column, 14 x 7 + 7 = 105.
Let the missing number in the third column be y.
Then, y x 9 + 9 = 117 or  9y = 108  or  y = 12.

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In the following question, a matrix of certain characters is given.These characters follow a certain trend, row-wise or column wise.Find out this trend and choose the missing character accordingly.

1 4 9 ?
1 2 3 4
2 4 6 ?

A) 16,8 B) 49,7
C) 36,4 D) 25,5
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 16,8

Explanation:

 

The numbers in the first row form a series 12, 22, 32.
So, missing number in the first row = 42 = 16.
The number in the second row from the series, 1, 2, 3, 4.
The number in the third row from the series 2, 4, 6.
So, missing number in the third row = 6 + 2 = 8.

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