What Is The 9 Dot Problem?

How do you solve the 9 dots puzzle?

One classical example is where nine dots are arranged on the sides and the center of a square as in the picture below.

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..

What does 9 dots mean?

thinking outside the boxThe notion of something outside a perceived “box” is related to a traditional topographical puzzle called the nine dots puzzle. The origins of the phrase “thinking outside the box” are obscure; but it was popularized in part because of a nine-dot puzzle, which John Adair claims to have introduced in 1969.

Can you join all nine dots?

Imagine the pattern of dots below drawn on a sheet of paper. Your task is to join all nine dots using only four (or less) straight lines, without lifting your pencil from the paper and without retracing the lines.

What are the 2 lines with 2 dots at the beginning called?

The “Right Facing” Repeat Sign is written at the very beginning of the first measure of the section to be repeated. The “Right Facing” Repeat Sign is two dots placed AFTER the Double (Final) Bar Line. The “Left Facing” Repeat Sign is written at the very end of the last measure of the section to be played twice.

What are the 9 dots called in Google?

Just drag and drop. You can open the launcher by clicking the grid of nine little dots in the top-right corner of most Google pages. When you do, you’ll see the default set of “apps” displayed by the launcher, including Google+, Search, Drive, YouTube, Maps, and Gmail. Click an icon, and off you go.

How do you connect 9 dots without lifting pen?

Your challenge is to draw four straight lines which go through the middle of all of the dots without taking the pencil off the paper. If you were using a pencil, you must start from any position and draw the lines one after the other without taking your pencil off the page.

What is the 9 dot problem?

The nine-dot problem (Maier, 1930) requires that nine dots arranged in a square be connected by four straight lines drawn without lifting the pen from the paper and without retracing any lines (Figure 1).

What do the 3 vertical dots mean?

more optionNowadays it is kind of standard icon for “more option” specially in android. There is no strict rule to use it for “more option”, there is always freedom to use any other icons but as it is getting famous and users are used to know it for “more option” so it’s better to use it.

What do you call the 3 dot menu?

Three dots is properly known as an ellipsis. This is pronounced ee-lip-siss and indicates an unfinished sentence in quoted speech. It can be interpreted as meaning that there is more in the same vein, and this sense of more is the basis of its use as the trigger for display of a menu.