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### Question

Examine this series: 2, 3, 8, 27. If another series is written with the same rule, what number would come in the place E: 5, A, B, C, D, E ?

**A**

184

**B**

6

**C**

925

**D**

45

**Soln.**

**Ans: c**

Number 925 will come in place of (E) . Pattern is: 2 X 1 + 1 = 3, 3 X 2 + 2 = 8, 8 X 3 + 3 = 27. Similarly, A = 5 X 1 + 1 = 6, B = 6 X 2 + 2 = 14, C = 14 X 3 + 3 = 45, D = 45 X 4 + 4 = 184, E = 184 X 5 + 5 = 925.