# Reasoning Mania: Coding-Decoding with Simple Tricks Today I am sharing some shortcut tricks on Coding-Decoding Questions which are most common in banking and insurance exams. Please read the article and try to solve the given question which is based on Coding-Decoding. Try it.

## Coding-Decoding with Simple Tricks

Tricks: In this type of question you may answers all questions easily but your answers may be wrong due to some mistakes by you. Two important terms are used here, one is "Followed By" and another is "Preceded By". Both create confusion during your exams.

So, if we clear it with simple tricks then you can solve all questions without any hesitations. Please remind the Hindi Film "Main Hoon Naa" casting by Shah Rukh Khan in lead role. Please remember the Principal of the St. Paul's School. His one dialogue is the Key Factor to solve this question. He always says "Follow Me", it denotes "Followed By" mean "Right Side". And vice versa "Preceded By" means "Left Side". Please see the diagram given below:  Directions (Q. 1-5): Study the following information carefully and answer the questions given below:

The digits in the numbers are to be coded as follows:

 Digit 3 9 5 8 1 7 0 4 6 2 Code M O Q K T S P L R N

Following conditions are to be observed:
(i) If the first digit is odd and the last digit is even, they are to be coded as ∆ and δ respectively.
(ii) If the first digit is even and the last digit is odd, they are to be coded as \$ and £ respectively.
(iii) If 2 is preceded as well as followed by an odd digit, it is to be coded as α.
(iv) If 5 is preceded as well as followed by an even digit, it is to be coded as β.
(v) 0 is not considered as either even or odd.

1. What will be the code for 1692746?
a) ∆ROαSLδ
b) TROαSLR
c) ∆RONSLδ
d) ∆POδSLδ
e) None of these

2. \$MRβLQS£ is the code for which of the following numbers?
a) 23654579
b) 43654577
c) 23545679
d) Can’t be determined
e) None of these

3. What will be the code for 3256789?
a) ∆NQRSKδ
b) MαβRSKO
c) MαQRSKO
d) MNβRSKO
e) None of these

4. What will be the code for 8765403?
a) KSRβLPM
b) \$SRQLP£
c) \$SRβLP£
d) \$SPβLR£
e) None of these

5. KQTαSMNL is the code for which of the following numbers?
a) 85157324
b) 85217324
c) 81527324
d) 85127234
e) None of these

1. a; Conditions (i) and (iii) apply
2. d; There are numerous possibilities.
3. b; Conditions (iii) and (iv) apply
4. c; Conditions (ii) and (iv) apply
5. e: 85127324

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