I guess the correct answer is first (in the first row)
Method of analysis:
- Determine variables
- Determine sequences
- Match variables and sequences to valid options.
- Number of sides on large polygon (LargeSides)
- Number of smaller polygons (NumberSmaller)
- Number of smaller polygons of same type as larger polygon (SmallerLikeLarger)
- LargeSides - 4, 3, 4, 5 (next is 4)
- NumberSmaller - 5, 4, 5, 4 (next is 5)
- SmallerLikeLarger 1, 1, 1, 1 (next is 1)
Valid option selection
|Row 1 Col 1 (match)||4||5||1|
|Row 1 Col 2||3||4||0|
|Row 1 Col 3||3||3||0|
|Row 2 Col 1||5||4||1|
|Row 2 Col 2||4||5||2|
|Row 2 Col 3||5||5||0|
I think the answer is the middle of the second row.
-The large square repeats.
-The small circle changes to a small pentagon and then back to a small circle and then back to a small pentagon thus this repeats too.
-The number of small shapes also repeats; 5,4,5,4.
3 things repeat.
The middle of the second row continues all 3 repetition.
Actually, the unique item sequence goes square/circle, pentagon/triangle, square/circle, and square/pentagon. Why not a square to pentagon repeat which works as well as a circle to pentagon repeat? I was looking for a square/circle repeat every other one which didn’t exist so wasn’t a valid sequence.
But this gave me an idea for another variable that confirms my choice.
Variable = unique small elements in group (UniqueInGroup)
Sequence of UniqueInGroup - 2, 2, 2, 2 (next is 2)
|Row 1 Col 1 (match)||4||5||1||2|
|Row 1 Col 2||3||4||0||1|
|Row 1 Col 3||3||3||0||1|
|Row 2 Col 1||5||4||1||2|
|Row 2 Col 2||4||5||2||1|
|Row 2 Col 3||5||5||0||0|
3 Triangles, 2 triangles(including the large one), 3 triangles, 2 triangles.
Although that is possibly not intended.
Big square - so atleast 1 smaller (square)
And rest any 2 or more same shapes (here triangle)
Big Triangle - so atleast 1 smaller (triangle)
And remaining 2 or more same shapes (here square)
Big Square - 1 smaller square and remaining same shapes (here triangle)
Big Pentagon - 1 smaller Pentagon and remaining same shapes (here traingle)
Now the answer.
Only First option in the first row fulfill all this.
Note : option 4 & 5 fulfill only condition.
Option 4 => have small Pentagon but not Remaining same shapes.
Option 5 => have same shapes but more than 1 smaller shape .
That is not a repetition.
Because the unique shape is the small circle, not the small squares. The small circle shows up multiple time but every time it shows up, it is the only one like it between the small shapes.
The only other shape that has the same uniqueness is the small pentagon.
The small pentagon also shows up multiple times and it is the only one like it between the small shapes.
This is the relation between the small circle and small pentagon.
If you take this in consideration and remove the small circle/pentagon and remove the large shapes, all that you are left with are small triangles and small squares thus another pattern emerges.
The middle of the second row confirms the emerged pattern as well.
Now all the shapes have been explained.
The small circle and small pentagon have been explained, the large shapes have been explained and the left over small shapes have been explained; presence of the small squares and small triangles.
If the answer is the first picture of the first row then why is there again another small pentagon?
This would change the already present and consistent repetition the small pentagon had, in other words, its repetition becomes obsolete as soon as you choose the first picture of the first row.
I think the second of the middle row explains everything.
I hate these types of questions, so many patterns can be found. It just makes you hope you found the right ones.
A question like this is not suited for a professional intelligence test administered by a psychologist or psychiatrist.
Sorry, that’s just my logic . If it’s wrong again sorry. (That Pentagon is just randomly there)
1 bigger shaper with it’s 1 smaller shape.
And any 2 or more same shape.
Ratio of bigger to small.
- 2 / 3 (2 squares and 3 triangle)
- 2 / 2
- 2 / 3
- 2 / 2
So next image have to 2 / 3 and follow the exact rule (1 bigger shape with its smaller shape and 2 or more same shape.)
No need to apologize mate. It’s all good.