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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Pattern recognition puzzle from reddit

so I've came across this puzzle in reddit r/puzzles, gave it a try and couldn't solve it and it seems like no one else could've either. I tryed reverse search the image and found it on a site called ...
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Help needed to solve this number puzzle

I came across this number puzzle at vrchat and I am trying to solve it. However, I am struggling to do so. Can anyone else figure out the answer?
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Mathematical sequence puzzle

Bob is trying to crack a puzzle. He finds this numerical sequence: 9056, 528, 64 What should he input after 64?
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Non-mathematical number sequence [duplicate]

Side question. I think I have never seen this sequence after my father posed the problem to me decennia ago. So apart from the solution, I would like to know if someone has seen it before. Note: Below ...
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East and West words

Here are some East words: wet, chip, awed, sect, stop, dry, ail, to, gyp, do, stop, an Here are some West words: few, loin, lira, jew, ours, bra, points, line, kid, tea, pots, be What are the East ...
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How to get these outputs using these inputs?

Examples of inputs and outputs: Input: 3 7 20 Output: 1 Input: 17 2 1651 Output: 34 Input: 4 3 5 Output: 2 Input: 1000000000 1000000000 1000000007 Output: 49 Input: 27 37 100 Output: 99
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After the funeral

The mood was sombre in the lawyer’s office. Eight members of the Picodie family gathered together to hear the reading of their recently deceased father’s will. Around the table sat Eli, Ron, Agnes, ...
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Pick the correct shape for these patterns [closed]

Does anyone know the correct shape that corresponds to the following patterns of shapes for each image and explain why? Part A Part B
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Secret message in a birthday email

A coworker sent this message around on his birthday. Apparently it has a secret message. Here is the exact email body: Good morning FakeCorp, I am turning 25 today so I'm offering loads of tasty ...
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A bizarre slot machine

There's a new slot machine in the casino in which you frequently gamble away all of your money! There are heads of animals above each slot... A pig, a parrot that rotates after each spin and a ...
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Another Visual Connect Wall

Inspired by this recent Connect Wall The 16 words below may be partitioned into 4 groups of 4 connected words. The resulting four words also have a connection, but in this case, the final connection ...
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Each fruit is a combination of two elements

Hello Puzzling community! Here's a simple pattern question I created recently: 1) Apple = 50 X 2) Banana = 33 G 3) Cherry = 77 Y 4) Dragon Fruit = 137 G 5) Elderberry = ...
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Brainzilla IQzilla 2 test question

I need your help solving this question The question is from: https://www.brainzilla.com/ I've been trying to solve this question for half an hour, but I can't find a pattern. Can you please help me ? ...
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please help me with this logic based question.what is the missing block? [closed]

Please complete the figure with one of 9 blocks below.
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What is a Parallel 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 Parallel Word™. Use the ...
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Equally shaped words

QUAFF . TINT . SHEET . WORLD . SAME . GRAPH SNUBS - LOSS - LETTER - CRATER - WRYLY - KIWI There's a strange sort of equivalence between these two sets of words. I'm sure it boils down to a single word,...
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Solving logic grid

whats the answer to this riddle? Please explain why
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Number Pattern Question

(Source: Asian Maths Olympiad 2015, Year 3) Given the first two circles, what's the answer in the blank space? I've tried using all basic operations but no pattern seems to work for all three. Any ...
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Several IQ test puzzles

Here are some fun puzzles I would like to know the answers and explanations for. Enjoy! Source. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
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Fill in the letter cycles

ITM . NDR . EAU . ULT . TEN . TDP . YMH . RYI . SHM . PED . ODP . HIT . AKL . NPT . UKT . UTS . ESA . PRT . DOR . YMT Fill each of the empty circles above with a unique letter. Each of the three ...
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A mysterious paper: a collection of words around a star?

I found this paper which I think has a clue I need, but part's been torn off, and I don't recognize these words. Some of them don't even seem like words, just sets of characters. I'm sure there's a ...
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Hacked maps, back in the UK

[TL;DR? - scroll down to to Summary section for the key points] [Inspired by Jeremy Dover's "Google (Maps) Hacking" puzzle. That and my previous puzzle on a similar subject may give "...
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Trapped and gassed!

“Ouch!” I moaned as I slowly regained consciousness. Someone had knocked me out cold from behind. I now found myself alone, trapped in a small square room. The floor was hard and cold, and the room ...
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Numbers with a shared property

The following numbers share same property. What are the next two numbers with same shared property? What are the previous two with the same shared property? What is the largest three digit number with ...
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What's the last line answer?

What's the last line's answer? from this source
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Famous connect wall

The 16 words below may be partitioned into 4 groups of 4 connected words. Each of the 4 groups can be represented by a single word. These for group words can then be connected together to form the ...
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What number should be placed instead of the question mark?

There is a specific and common relationship between the numbers of each rectangular shape. What number should be placed instead of the question mark?
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What is a Macho 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 Macho Word™. Use the ...
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A Pairing Puzzle

Show how the following words may be sorted into five pairs Cameras Came Apart Easy Back Up Broken Pieces Flights Feet Can you suggest another pair of words which could belong to this group?
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Find the country name

Which country’s name is hidden in the lines below? ...
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Why is that my pin?

Why is 4382516 the pin of my Samsung phone? Note: This is the first time I post on this stackexchange, I hope I did it right. I think this is a puzzle that you will find fun. It has a unique solution ...
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Mensa IQ test is wrong?

I saw this online test and after going through the solutions I got confused for the explanation given concerning the correct answer to a question. C is the correct answer and here is the reason they ...
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Can someone tell me what is next in that 3 sequences?

I'm looking at three sequences from the test at http://free.ultimaiq.net/nse.htm. I managed to answer 27 of the 30 questions, but I'm really curious about the other three. Q6: 1001, 4524, 4299, 3984, ...
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Mensa test doubt

This image comes from an IQ test app called TEST QI. I cannot understand why the yellow one is the right choice. Any idea?
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Board of Important Numbers

I was visiting my cousin, a mystery writer and lover of puzzles, when I noticed this list of numbers on her white board. 13,814,070 26,818,110 86,811,060 18,819,190 10,914,190 33,915,010 36,912,211 ...
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Pattern puzzle 013

Find the missing cells in the image below. I tried to find, but couldn't. Source: This question was asked in IU Cerrahpasa exam for int'l students this year, 2020. They shared the questions in their ...
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Calculation puzzle 011

Find the missing number. ...
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What is an Unlucky Word™? [duplicate]

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 are the red, white, blue (and green) numbers?

Some numbers have been partitioned into $4$ groups. You must figure out how the numbers in each group are related, and what separates the groups. Red: $1, 3, 4, 9, 13, 14, 15, 19$ White: $5, 7, 10, 12,...
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Cultural Center

Samoan number Egyptian gas Filipino actor Czech sauce What do the above items have in common? And can you find another member of this set?
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Math problem: 1+1=0 [duplicate]

See if you can solve this math-problem: $$ \begin{bmatrix} 1&+&1&=&0\\ 2&+&8&=&2\\ 2&+&2&=&0\\ 9&+&8&=&3\\ 3&+&4&=&0\\ 6&...
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Someone help me please [closed]

can someone help me to solve this please I spent 1 hour and still no answer :(
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Pattern recognition in IQ test

Does anybody see the most reasonable solution for this pattern riddle:
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Mensa IQ riddle

I have a question about this Mensa-IQ-question: I know that the correct answer is F. But I don't completely understand why. The solution guide says the logic is to rotatate around 180 and duplucate ...
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What is a Foldable Word™?

In the spirit of the What is a Word™/Phrase™ series started by JLee If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Foldable Word™. Use the examples below to find the rule. $$ % set Title text. (...
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My Exciting Travel Adventure

I have been working hard all year. You know what that means, it's time for a summer vacation! This puzzle will tell you where I am heading!There are three puzzle sets, with 9 clues each. Each set has ...
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Pattern Problem (3 x 3 grid)

My student showed me this problem. I can't seem to make heads or tails of it. I've tried trying to spot the pattern horizontally or vertically, but there's either too many things happening (different ...
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A 4x4 grid puzzle with one missing number

I can't find any logical relationship in this grid! Could someone help me, please? and choices are A. 8 B. 6 C. 5 D. 4 This book is the source of the puzzle. The translation of its title is ...
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What is the value of $32⊗34$?

The operator $⊗$ acts on two numbers to give the following outcomes $2⊗6 = 44$ $4 ⊗ 10 = 87$ $8 ⊗ 18 = 1613$ $16 ⊗ 22 = 2019$ What is the value of $32 ⊗ 34$? I am trying to look for a pattern. Any ...

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