Hello out there! Just joined and thankful for this place. I am tutoring my 10 yo daughter, and one of the types of questions she (occasionally) struggles with is what I think is referred to as the type 16. It's a sequence of paired letters. The one we just could not figure out was this:
BH is to YF as DJ is to _ _
Now that we know the answer - AH - I am struggling to see why A is the next sequential move. Here's my thinking:
B-H misses out 5 letters in the alphabet, going forwards.
Y-F misses out 6 letters going forwards in the continuous alphabet ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ etc
D-J misses out 5 letters in the alphabet going forwards, (therefore pairing with B-H's logic)
A-H misses out 6 letters in the alphabet going forwards - but why 'A'? Why is A the next in the sequence? What trends/sequences/relationships are there in the given pairs of letters that tells us the next step is to go to A? (I presume this 2nd pair needs to imitate the logic in Y-F's logic but can't see it for the trees and the fog and the red mist?
Before I go stark raving mad, I would love some inspiration on this one. I'd also be very interested to know if there's a logicical strategy that I can learn and pass on to my daughter to help her do these when they come up.
Many thanks for any help!