What is the logic behind these patterns? What shape should the question mark (?) be in each of them?

First question: Question 1

Second question: Question 2

Third question: Question 3


1 Answer 1


The first will be:



Taking the shapes' thicknesses, the sum of them in each row is the same:
2 + 3 + 4 = 9
3 + 4 + x = 9
4 + 2 + 3 = 9
So, x should be 9 - 7 = 2 (the L with 2 lines)
And it's the mirrored and not the normal L because:
The 1st, 5th and 9th (shapes) are in the same direction, not mirrored, 4th and 8th too in the same direction, so should be the 2nd and 6th, so it should not be the normal L but the mirrored L

The second will be:

Error: Couldn't observe much.

The third will be:

One of these:

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The 7th, 2nd and 9th are of the same shape but with different thicknesses; the 9th one's mirrored.
The 4th, 5th and 6th are of the same shape but with different thicknesses; the 5th is upside-down, and the 6th is mirrored and upside-down.
So, the 1st, 8th and 3rd will be of the same shape, with different thicknesses, but I don't know if it'd be mirrored upside-down, none or both!

  • $\begingroup$ I'm confused: the image version looks fine to me, but although the text version is clearer, understood by screen readers, etc., I feel that, as in the question, it's an image, so not to confuse and not to use text for such a thing, I added alt text so that if the image doesn't load, the text is shown and is recognized by screen readers. Also, sorry; I had to 'Reject' the edit because the other options wouldn't let me edit in the normal way. $\endgroup$ Jun 4, 2022 at 9:09

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