# What is an inquiry paper?

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## What is an inquiry paper?

An academic inquiry is a formal paper that asks questions, but does not provide clear answers. An example of an inquiry paper might be a research proposal: questions are asked and background provided to explain why further study is necessary.

## What is the three dots called?

Those three little dots are called an ellipsis (plural: ellipses). The term ellipsis comes from the Greek word meaning “omission,” and that’s just what an ellipsis does—it shows that something has been left out. You can also use an ellipsis to show a pause in speech or that a sentence trails off.

What are the 3 horizontal lines called?

### What does 9 dots mean?

The nine-dot problem is a well-defined problem. It has a clearly stated goal, and all necessary information to solve the problem is included (connect all of the dots using four straight lines, without removing the pen from the paper once you start drawing).

### What is the nine-dot problem?

The nine-dot problem (Maier, 1930) requires that nine dots arranged in a square be connected by four straight lines drawn without lifting the pen from the paper and without retracing any lines (Figure 1).

Can you join all nine dots?

Your task is to join all nine dots using only four (or less) straight lines, without lifting your pencil from the paper and without retracing the lines. If we had a thick pencil, we could join the dots with just three lines.

#### How do you join 9 dots?

One classical example is where nine dots are arranged on the sides and the center of a square as in the picture below. The problem is to connect the dots with no more than 4 straight lines without lifting your hand from the paper.

#### How do you solve the nine dot problem?

Creative thinking puzzle number 1 – The nine dot problem to help you “think out of the box” Below are nine dots arranged in a set of three rows. Your challenge is to draw four straight lines which go through the middle of all of the dots without taking the pencil off the paper.

How do you connect 12 dots with 5 lines?

Use a pencil to draw five continuous straight line segments which go through the middle of all 12 dots without taking the pencil off the paper. You must also start and end at the same place.