Questions tagged [pattern]

A puzzle in which you spot the pattern that links a set of given data items (like numbers, letters, music tunes). Usually, you use your insights into the pattern to find one or more new elements of the set.

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What is a DD Word™?

In the spirit of the What is a Word™/Phrase™ series started by JLee, a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, we call it a DD Word™. Use the examples below ...
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$4 \times 4$ Colorful Raven's Progressive Matrices

What will be the missing tile? The colorblind version is available here.
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Mensa Norway last 3 questions

I had no problems with solving first 32 questions from http://test.mensa.no but the last 3 questions are totally bugging me out even knowing the answers. Could anyone help me getting the logic behind ...
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What is a Heptagon Number™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with Number version puzzles. If a number conforms to a special rule, I call it a Heptagon Number™. Use the following ...
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What is an Infield-Fly Group™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with Group version puzzles. If a word could be measured with a specific metric, and the result could be separated into ...
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Missing number in the table [on hold]

This is my 3x3 grid: $$\begin{matrix} 2 & 6 & 8 \\ 3 & 7 & 3 \\ 6 & 4 & x \end{matrix}$$ Here x should be replaced with some number. Based on the solutions it should be x=1. ...
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Missing number in a 5x5 table

I'm trying to find a solution for the following puzzle. A friend sent it to me and I know that he didn't create it and that's about it for the original source; I tried to find it on the net but I ...
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What number should be in the place of “?”

I'm trying to solve this puzzle. Numbers are at triangle, and I have to solve ?-mark: 5 6 1 7 2 5 ? 7 5 Based on solutions it ...
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What is the missing number, can anyone solve this? My original puzzle

What is the missing number that should be put in place of the question mark? 3,3=17 2,5=28 3,4=24 4,5=40 5,8=88 6,11=156 6,9=?
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A short but stimulating robot-control puzzle

The goal of this puzzle is to find a sequence of max 4 commands that will move the triangle through the maze and visit all colored squares. Three types of commands can be used: F0 makes the sequence ...
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How do I answer this?

So, I'm trying to figure out this weird code that was sent from one of my friends. Could someone please tell me the sentence within? 30 30 31 31 30 30 30 30 20 30 30 31 31 30 31 30 31 20 30 30 31 31 ...
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Eccentric keepers

There are four keepers in our fantastic creatures preserve who have certain preferences in the kinds of creatures they care for. Can you figure out what kind of creature is arriving soon? Colleen ...
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What is a BEN Number™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with Number version puzzles. If a number conforms to a special rule, I call it a BEN Number™. Use the following examples ...
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What is an Unlucky Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it an Unlucky Word™. Use the ...
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What is a Companion Score™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with Score version puzzles. If a word could be calculated score with a specific metric, I call the score as a Companion ...
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What is the missing number in the question mark?

What is the missing number in the question mark? (My own puzzle) $(4, 3, 2),(4, 4, 4),(7, 9, 3),(8, 8, 4),(4, 12, 2),( 5, ?, 10)$ A) $1$ B) $3$ C) $5$ D) $10$ E) $66$ F) $14$
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Square dot puzzle [closed]

I have the following sequence of square: 1) xxx oox oox 2) xxx xoo xoo 3) oxx xxo oxo What should the next shape be and why? The choices are: a) xoo xoo xxx b) oox xxx oox c) oxo ...
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Find the number that does not fit into the pattern shown below

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 12 34 56 78 910 1112 1314 1516 1718 1920 2122 2324 2526 2728 2930 3132 3334 3536 Each row forms a set which implements a pattern. The two patterns ...
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What is a DeepWord™?

In the spirit of the What is a Word™/Phrase™ series started by JLee, a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a DeepWord™. Use the examples below ...
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What is a Taggy Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Taggy Word™. Use the ...
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What is a Finale Number™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with Number version puzzles. If a number conforms to a special rule, I call it a Finale Number™. Use the following examples ...
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Continuation of a number sequence

What numbers are next in this sequence and why? 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 11, 10, 10, 9, 14, 9, 10, 14, 14, 15, 16, 18 .... Hint: Hint 2:
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What is a Hope & Love Number™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with Number version puzzles. If a number conforms to a special rule, I call it a Hope & Love Number™. Use the following ...
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Which number is the odd-one-out in the above set?

In this number set there is something common between the numbers that makes them up into a pattern. Which one of these numbers break up the hidden pattern?
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Which of the following grids does not fit into the pattern?

The grids in the set above are not put in order, but there is a pattern.
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Mensa IQ Test puzzle

Just played a Mensa IQ test online (http://test.mensa.no/) Answers to these two questions elude me. Could anyone find out the logic of them? I was puzzled & curious for few days.
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Grandpa's Travels. Where is he headed next?

“Here is my travel plan”, said Grandpa, pointing to the itinerary on the table in front of me. “On November 3rd I am going to Japan first—not Iceland. Then I go to France-not Ecuador. ...
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Difficult puzzle at the end of IQ test

The IQ test was pretty jokes until the last question This ones got me 🤔 stumped. https://www.iqtestforfree.net/free-iq-test.php
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Can you find the pattern behind the proposed letter grouping?

Can you complete these groups or identify the pattern behind? Example 1: Group A : {A,C,E,G,I,....} Group B : {B,....} Example 2: ...
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Which is the missing number?

I am working on this puzzle since last week. 01 ?? 05 12 10 13 15 09 14 02 08 03 04 07 11 06 which is the missing number ?? note : answer is not 16
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What is a Dial Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Dial Word™. Use the ...
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Solve this icositetragram

If everything lines up, this puzzle will take a year to solve. But pick your way through, and don't despair, your reputation depends on it. Find the missing letters below. CEVOTCPEGULUNUYA??RABENA
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What is a Monolithic Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Monolithic Word™. Use ...
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What is the missing in this pattern?

there. I came across a problem about number patterns as described in the following picture. The numbers in each hexagon must be related to each other somehow and the numbers in the neighouring areas ...
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code the following word using the sample code logic

Sample apple = btqreqemf mango = ntbreoehp banana = ctbreoebob code: orange = ?
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IQ test: a Letter sequence

I'm looking for solution & plausible explanantion which letter comes next in following riddle: Source (german): https://www.matheboard.de/thread.php?threadid=1459
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Find the logic in first 2 statements to give the answer for the third statement

There are 3 statements. This is a logical question, so you need to use the first two statements as an example to find the answer for the last statement. tea + rainbow = 9 tree + hand = 8 ...
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Answer with an image of my favorite musician

Here are several pictures of things that are NOT my favorite musician. The next picture was supposed to be him, but I deliberately did not upload it. Now it's up to you to guess :)
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What is the hidden phrase in this story?

Could you find the hidden phrase in this fragment? ...
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The arrow of time flies in reverse

Here is the puzzle: (Click on the image to see a larger image.) Overview: This is a word graph. The nodes are short words, the edges are long words. Whenever an edge (i.e., a long word) connects ...
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What is an R-complete Word™?

If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it an R-complete Word™. Use the examples below to find the rule. $$ % set Title text. (spaces around the text ARE important; do not remove.) % increase ...
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What do Abraham and Levi each like?

Abraham and Levi are two friends who like many of the same things, but sometimes their preferences can diverge. Given the examples below, determine what governs their curious differences of opinion. ...
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What is a Bedspread Word™?

In the spirit of the What is a Word™/Phrase™ series started by JLee, a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Bedspread Word™. Use the following ...
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What is a Valid Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Valid Word™. Use the ...
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Mensa question need help

I've tried to solve this question(Exercise 31) in many ways but I couldn't figure out the logic behind this. $\Space{100pt}{0px}{0px}$
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What is a Motley Word™?

In the spirit of the What is a Word™/Phrase™ series started by JLee, a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Motley Word™. Use the following ...
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What is a CirKle Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a CirKle Word™. Use the ...
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What are the house numbers?

Following the last question " What is the corner house number?" here is possibly a more challenging version. Fill in the missing house numbers on the map shown below. The area is occupied by math and ...
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What brought these couples together?

Sometimes it's difficult for outsiders to understand what brings a couple together. What brings each of these couples together? ...
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Which household object drew this pattern?

In my home is a common household object. I securely attached a marking pen to some point on the household object, and I placed a sheet of graph paper next to the pen, so the paper would not move. I ...