Can you join 9 dots with 4 lines?
The 9 Dots Problem The problem is to connect the dots with no more than 4 straight lines without lifting your hand from the paper. First attempts are always frustrating. For one always comes up with 5 lines instead of 4.
How do you solve the 9 dot riddle?
Try this now by quickly drawing nine dots on a piece of paper and have a go with a pencil. Place your pencil somewhere, draw four straight lines without taking your pencil off the page. Each line must start where the last line finished. Have a go now and then scroll down the page to find out the solution.
What are the 9 dots called in Google?
The ‘Waffle’ is the grid of nine small grey boxes that you find in the top right corner of your browser when you are using Gmail, Google Drive, Google Calendar, Google Keep etc.
Who invented the nine dot problem?
It is often used to illustrate lateral thinking and is a perfect example of ‘thinking outside the box’. It was first discussed by the US psychologist Norman R(aymond) F(rederick) Maier (1900–1977) in an article in the Journal of Comparative Psychology in 1930. See also problem solving. Nine-dot problem.
How do you connect all the dots in the 9 dots puzzle?
In this puzzle, you must connect all the dots using only 4 straight lines; without lifting the pencil (ie: new lines must be connected to the previous one). Each line can be as long or as short as you like; and a dot may be crossed by multiple lines. Click anywhere on the board to set endpoint of the lines.
What’s the answer to the Nine Dot challenge?
The Nine Dot Challenge! Your eyesThis picture on the computer screen. 1. Look at the nine dots2. Can you join all of them up using a maximum of four continuous straight lines, without taking your imaginary pen off the screen?3. You have 9 minutes to get to grips with the answer
How to solve the nine dots creative thinking puzzle?
Place your pencil somewhere, draw four straight lines without taking your pencil off the page. Each line must start where the last line finished. Have a go now and then scroll down the page to find out the solution. Do not look at the answer below until you have either given up or found a solution of your own. Do not give up too easily! . . . .
How do you draw 9 dots 4 lines?
9 Dots 4 Lines Look at the 9 dots in the image. Draw 4 straight continuous lines without lifting the pen from the paper and make sure that the lines pass through each of the nine dots.