Brain Teaser for pattern recognition: The Empty Triangle

Here you have a quick brain teaser…which num­ber should be placed in the emp­ty tri­an­gle to  the right?

This puz­zle works your exec­u­tive func­tions in your frontal lobes by using your pat­tern recog­ni­tion, hypoth­e­sis test­ing, and logic.

Warn­ing: There can be more than one solution…but make sure what­ev­er you say works in all four triangles!

The Emp­ty Triangle

Pattern Recognition Test - Empty Triangle

Let us know how you do!

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ANSWER:

3


The top num­ber minus the bot­tom left-hand num­ber is mul­ti­plied by the bot­tom right-hand num­ber to give the num­ber inside the triangle.

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