**Directions:**

In below series, look for the degree and direction of change between the numbers. In other words, do the numbers increase or decrease, and by how much

**Question:**

Look at this series: 2, 1, (1/2), (1/4), ... What number should come next?

**Option A):**

(1/8)**Option B):**

(1/16)**Option C):**

(1/3)**Option D):**

(2/8)

**Correct Answer is Option A):**

(1/8)

**Explanation:**

This is a simple division series; each number is one-half of the previous number.

In other terms to say, the number is divided by 2 successively to get the next result.

4/2 = 2

2/2 = 1

1/2 = 1/2

(1/2)/2 = 1/4

(1/4)/2 = 1/8 and so on.