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Puzzle | Draw 4 straight line in 3*3 matrix (9 dots)

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  • Difficulty Level : Medium
  • Last Updated : 18 Jan, 2023
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You have given 9 dots in the form of 2d matrix 3 * 3. Your task is to draw four straight lines without lifting the pen and no dot should be left untouched.
How will you solve this task?

start from (A) upper corner of the right side to (B) bottom corner of the left side

and then B -> C extend some extra line from point C

then draw a line from C to D (here you understand the purpose of extended line)

and then draw new line from D to B.

In this way, you are able to draw 4 straight lines without lifting pen and visited all 9 dots.

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