What goes in place of the question mark?

1 3 5
2 4 ?

(It’s not 6)

R. It’s a representation of a stick shift, where 1-5 are gears and R represents reverse.

Posted in Brain Teasers

Matt says
June 16, 2015 @ 19:31

Its 8 its going by two dont lokk up and down look sideways!

Janet Vitiello says
June 19, 2015 @ 13:53

R huh?

What a coincidence, then, that in pack of playing cards there are 13 kinds, 52 total and 4 suits. I’d just have left an empty space after the 4!

@Janet That is intriguing. I wonder what brain teaser we could create out of that…

Jude says
June 19, 2015 @ 14:24

Janet, that’s what I came up with, as well. I couldn’t do anything else with the 4 except for their being 4 people in a bridge game.

I also thought of this:

1 3 5 2 4 ?

13 weeks in a quarter
52 weeks in a year
24 hours in a day
60 minutes in an hour ???

I like the creativity :)

chandrashekhar says
June 21, 2015 @ 23:04

It’s 1

Just to complete what Janet start ed

1 I for joker

James says
August 10, 2015 @ 17:29

Invalid if you have a car with 6 or more gears. Or if you have a car with 4 or less gears.

sachin ansal says
March 1, 2016 @ 05:36

1 3 5 9 17 33
2 4 ”8” 16 32
————————
First row :
2+3=5
4+5=9
8+9=17

Second row:
1+3=4
1+3+4=8
1+3+4+8=16

Derek o says
June 26, 2016 @ 09:00

R is the answet

November 12, 2016 @ 02:50

Because its not a square, its a rectangle!

November 12, 2016 @ 02:51

it says what goes in the empty square, The boxes are in rectangular shape.

Jebbs says
November 21, 2016 @ 16:42

The answer is “R”, it’s a 5-speed manual gear.

GraceyCakes says
November 23, 2016 @ 16:56

It is R, PEOPLE!!! R in a 5-speed shift gear.

1 3 5
2 4 R

Kurt says
December 5, 2016 @ 14:07

I looked at it as fractions. 1/2, 3/4 and 5/? If you stick with the pattern of odd numbers in the numerator and doubling the denominator then to complete the puzzle the ? becomes an 8.

dave says
December 27, 2016 @ 05:03

Nice one!!the answer is’ it’s not 6′

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