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Mathematical intelligence

We all require some numerical skills in our lives, whether it is to calculate our weekly shopping bill or to budget how to use our monthly income. Flexibility of thought and lateral thinking processes are a few skills which are needed in order to solve these problems. Mathematical intelligence generally represents your ability to reason and to calculate basic arithmetic computations. It also helps you to understand geometric shapes and manipulate equations.

Mathematical intelligence is a strong indicator of general intelligence because many every day mental tasks require arithmetical operations even though numbers may not be involved.

11. Find the missing term in the following sequence:

3,8,18, __ ,78

  1. 30
  2. 34
  3. 38
  4. 41

12. Jane has 2 red marbles, 4 blue marbles, and 5 green marbles, in her pocket. How many will she have to take out of her pocket to ensure that she has taken out at least one of each color?

  1. 5
  2. 7
  3. 8
  4. 10

13. Find the missing number.

8 5 21
35 5 12
32 1 31
22 ? 28
  1. -8
  2. -6
  3. -3
  4. 1

14. Two children can build a sandcastle in 3 hours. Susan can build three times as fast as Jane. How long will it take Jane to build the castle by herself?

  1. 4
  2. 8
  3. 10
  4. 12
  5. 14