X is a Y
Logic puzzles require you to think. You will have to be logical in your reasoning.
An X is a Y, but a Y is not an X.
Replace X and Y with words to make the sentence make sense.
HintThink out of the BOX
a SQUARE is a RECTANGLE, but a RECTANGLE is not a SQUARE.
Dec 02, 2001
|That way there could be many solutions..|
1.A rhombus is a quadrilateral but a quadrilateral is not a rhombus
Similarly many pairs like
Square - Quadrilateral
Rectangle - Quadrilateral
..and lot more
Jun 09, 2005
|I learned ALL of thoose in the fifth grade! |
Mar 05, 2006
|Also, a square is a rectangle, but a rectangle is not NECESSARILY a square. That is, it can be one.|
Apr 29, 2006
|Wrong category. Geometry can involve computation, but all I see in this teaser is definition.|
Sep 05, 2006
|Good one, but I agree that there are MANY answers to this.|
Sep 14, 2006
|math isnt even necessary. along the same lines of Y is not necessarily X - a spoon is a utensil but a utensil is not (necessarily) a spoon. or any inclusive thing to a larger group. the list goes on and on.|
Jul 01, 2008
|I agree, the question wasn't phrased very well... |
Jun 29, 2011
|the teaser was not phrased properly.anything could stand for X and Y.|
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