What's The Hidden Pattern: Can You Find Out The Next Number In The Sequence?

May 29, 2019 by apost team

How focused are you today? Let's try your brain with this mathematical riddle. You might think, that it is too simple to even be worth your time - but don't judge from your first glance. This brainteaser is harder than you think and it needs a good eye to spot the solution.

The Benefit Of Brainteasers


Quizzes need your full brain power by using both your wits and your speed. They keep your brain stimulated while at the same time giving you a fun and relaxing break from your everyday chores. Not only do they improve your memory and boost your concentration but constant mental training can also delay mental diseases and make you instantly more attentive throughout your day. 

The quiz below is a brainteaser that will challenge your entire brain power. If you get stuck, don't worry: We have put the solution down below. However, give it a real try and don't peek! Are you ready? Let's go!


Can you get the solution? Let's see how fast you are

Do you have an idea already? Really take a closer look to make sure, your theory is right.
The number sequence has a pattern and all you need to do, is to find it.

So, how sharp is your brain? Let's find the solution together


Let's talk about the solution. 

  • First, let`s have a look at the difference between the first two numbers in the sequence: 99 - 92 = 7  
  • Now if you do the same with number two and three, you get 92-86 = 6
  • If you continue this, you`ll see that the difference between 86 and 81 is 5
  • And the difference between 81 and 77 is 4.
  • So the pattern seems to be 7, 6, 5, 4...
  • That means, to get to the final solution you need to deduct the number 3 from 77, which makes the solution....?

Did you get it? Awesome! Continue to check your solution below.


The solution is: 77 - 3 = 74.

Did you get it? Well done! You can be proud of yourself! Challenge your friends as well and pass the quiz along to them to see if they can solve it as fast as you can! Let's spread some fun today.