# Number Puzzles

**What is Puzzle**

Puzzle is a problem that test imagination, cleverness and skill of the solver. Puzzles are often contrived as a form of Entertainment, But they can also be considered as mathematical or logical problems in most of cases.

People with a high inductive reasoning aptitude may be better in solving those puzzles. puzzles may be solved by good deduction skills.

**Number Puzzles**

A number puzzle in which the numbers 1 through 9 must be placed into a grid of cells so that each row or column contains only one of each number. acrostic, word square. a puzzle where you fill a square grid with words reading the same down as across.

*Number puzzles* have specific set of rules, you first has to figure out the pattern being followed and then answer the puzzle according to the pattern.

*Number puzzles* are a part of many competitive examinations, these also helps you improve your logical thinking and above all these are fun to crack !!!

**HOW TO SOLVE PUZZLES**

In general to solve puzzles logical reasoning is necessary. In logic, there are three kinds of logical reasoning. they are

1.deduction

2.induction

3.abduction

precondition and rule implies a conclusion. so based on precondition, induction, abduction we can define above three as below.

DEDUCTION means determining the conclusion. It is using precondition and rule to make conclusion. Mathematicians are commonly used this type of logical reasoning.

INDUCTION means determining the rule. It is learning the rule after numerous examples of conclusion following the precondition. scientists are commonly used this type of logical reasoning.

ABDUCTION means determining the precondition.

It is using conclusion and rule to support that precondition could explain the conclusion. diagnosticians and detectives commonly used this type of logical reasoning.

*MIND IT !*

To solve puzzles logical reasoning is necessary. With out reasoning we can’t solve any type of logical problems. solving logical puzzles can also improves IQ level and maturity level.

In this section you can practice **Number puzzles** and improve your skills in order to face the Interview, Competitive examination and various entrance test with full confidence.