The Next Number in the Series 38 36 30 28 22 Is?

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The next number in the series 38, 36, 30, 28 and 22 is 20. I know this because the series goes from a gap of 2 to a gap of 4 then a gap of 2 and 6, so the next number has to be 2 less. Primary school teachers would usually use these number sequences to encourage mental arithmetic.
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The answer is: 12.
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20
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22. This is an alternating number subtraction series. First, 2 is subtracted, then 4, then 2, and so on.
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The next number would be 14. The pattern is -2, -6, -2, -6, -2, -6
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