Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

 It is currently 05 Jul 2015, 23:52

### GMAT Club Daily Prep

#### Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

# Events & Promotions

###### Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

# In a sequence of numbers in which each term after the first

Author Message
TAGS:
Manager
Joined: 30 Mar 2007
Posts: 183
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 14 [0], given: 0

In a sequence of numbers in which each term after the first [#permalink]  31 May 2007, 05:42
00:00

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

0% (00:00) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 0 sessions
In a sequence of numbers in which each term after the first team is 1 more than twice the preceding term, what is the fifth temr?
(1) the first term is 1
(2) the sixth term minus the fifth term is 32
Manager
Joined: 25 May 2007
Posts: 231
Schools: Cornell
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 33 [0], given: 0

Re: DS sequence question [#permalink]  31 May 2007, 05:58
Jamesk486 wrote:
In a sequence of numbers in which each term after the first team is 1 more than twice the preceding term, what is the fifth temr?
(1) the first term is 1
(2) the sixth term minus the fifth term is 32

(D) Either.

The sequence is something like [k, 2k+1], note that k is the only unknown in the sequence.
Senior Manager
Joined: 11 Jun 2006
Posts: 254
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 0

I say (D) as well... however if you work out the numbers, both terms you list contradict each other, something that wouldn't happen on the GMAT... where is this question from?
Similar topics Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
1 Each number after the first number in the sequence is 4 less than the 2 07 Sep 2014, 03:22
10 In the sequence S of numbers, each term after the first two 5 26 Feb 2014, 01:21
In the sequence S of numbers, each term after the first two 3 30 May 2011, 04:54
2 After the first term, each term in a sequence is five times 3 27 Oct 2010, 17:44
In a sequence of numbers in which each term after the first 4 14 Nov 2009, 06:38
Display posts from previous: Sort by