# Comprehension Directions: The following questions are based on the five numbers given below. 712 843 648 257 423

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### Comprehension

Directions: The following questions are based on the five numbers given below.

712  843  648  257  423

1. 712
2. 843
3. 648
4. 257
5. 423

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Correct Answer - Option 5 : 423

Given numbers: 712  843  648  257  423

1. On subtracting 1 from the odd number and 2 from the even number:

710  842  646  256  422

We can clearly see that 422 is the second smallest number.

Hence, the second smallest number is 423.