# Non Verbal Reasoning - Analytical Reasoning - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Analytical Reasoning - Section 1 (Q.No. 2)

2.

Find the minimum number of straight lines required to make the given figure.

Answer: Option

Explanation:

The figure may be labelled as shown.

The horizontal lines are IK, AB, HG and DC i.e. 4 in number.

The vertical lines are AD, EH, JM, FG and BC i.e. 5 in number.

The slanting lines are IE, JE, JF, KF, DE, DH, FC and GC i.e. 8 is number.

Thus, there are 4 + 5 + 8 = 17 straight lines in the figure.

Discussion:

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Spiny said:
9 months ago

The right answer is 18.

(2)

Bhavya said:
11 months ago

When I count the total number of lines I got a total 24.

Please correct me if I am wrong.

Please correct me if I am wrong.

Astro said:
1 year ago

@Shreya.

First find out simple horizontal lines which can be IK, HG, AB & DC.

Now cross those out if your doing this on a paper.

Now keep finding vertical and slanting.

Then simply add all the lines you got together.

First find out simple horizontal lines which can be IK, HG, AB & DC.

Now cross those out if your doing this on a paper.

Now keep finding vertical and slanting.

Then simply add all the lines you got together.

Saranya said:
1 year ago

Horizontal lines+ vertical lines+ inclined lines = total no of lines .

H -> 4

V -> 5

I -> 8

So, 17 is the answer.

H -> 4

V -> 5

I -> 8

So, 17 is the answer.

Shreya said:
2 years ago

I am not understanding this. Anyone, kindly explain this.

John Mathew said:
2 years ago

They have not asked us to count line segments. They have asked us to find out minimum number of straight lines required to make figure.

Anju said:
2 years ago

Yes, I got 18 lines. So I think option C is the right answer.

Pari khan said:
2 years ago

18 is the correct answer.

PALLAVI R C said:
3 years ago

I think 18 is the correct answer.

Krishna Neupane said:
3 years ago

17 is the correct answer.

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