The next number in the sequence 2, 8, 18, 32, 50, …. is :

The next number in the sequence 2, 8, 18, 32, 50, …. is :
[A]80
[B]72
[C]68
[D]76

72
The given sequence is based on the following pattern :
2\xrightarrow{+6}8\xrightarrow{+10}18\xrightarrow{+14}32\xrightarrow{+18}50\xrightarrow{+22}\underline{72}
Hence, 72 will be the next number in this sequence.
Option [B] is the right answer.

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