Out of all mental abilities this type of intelligence is said to have the highest correlation with the general intelligence factor, g. This is primarily because pattern recognition is the ability to see order in a chaotic environment; the primary condition for life. Patterns can be found in ideas, words, symbols and images and pattern recognition is a key determinant of your potential in logical, verbal, numerical and spatial abilities. It is essential for reasoning because your capacity to think logically is based on your perception of the logic around you. Your pattern recognition skills are expressed verbally through your long term exposure to language and your mathematical and spatial abilities are based on your perception of numerical data and 3D objects

11. Matrix

Which figure belongs in the bottom right box?

Use addition and subtraction.

B. Left dots cancel right dots and vice versa.

12. Matrix

Which figure belongs in the bottom right box?

Look for similarities.

A. The third column of each row shows what is common in columns 1 and 2.

13. Matrix

Which figure belongs in the bottom right box?

The left column of each row stays the same.

E. The third column is the addition of columns one and two, where column two is rotated CW 90 degrees.

14. Matrix

Which figure belongs in the bottom right box?

Involves polygon sides.

E. In every row, the sides of the left polygon is equal to the sides of the remaining two polygons.

Alternative solution, (sequence): The total polygon sides in first row is 16, second row 14, and third row 12.

15. Matrix

Which figure belongs in the bottom right box?

Search for common features.

C. For every row, the third column shows what is common in the first two columns.