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# 2, 5, 5, 4, 5, 6, 3, 7, __

Series
Series teasers are where you try to complete the sequence of a series of letters, numbers or objects.

Find the next number in the series:

2, 5, 5, 4, 5, 6, 3, 7, __

2, 5, 5, 4, 5, 6, 3, 7, __

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The final number in this series is 6.The series is based on the number of bars or blocks used to display digital numbers in LED displays such as those used in common digital watches, microwaves, etc.:

#1 uses 2 bars

#2 uses 5 bars

#3 uses 5 bars

#4 uses 4 bars

#5 uses 5 bars

#6 uses 6 bars

#7 uses 3 bars

#8 uses 7 bars (all of them)

#9 uses 6 bars

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