Look at this series: 8, 43, 11, 41, __, 39, 17,… What number should fill in the blank?

a. |
8 |

b. |
14 |

c. |
43 |

d. |
44 |

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Look at this series: 8, 43, 11, 41, __, 39, 17,… What number should fill in the blank?

a. |
8 |

b. |
14 |

c. |
43 |

d. |
44 |

Test ID: 566

Source: 501 challenging logic & reasoning problems

b. This is a simple alternating addition and subtraction series. The first series begins with 8 and adds 3; the second begins with 43 and subtracts 2.