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## Can you move just two matchsticks and create 7 squares?

Move only 2 matchsticks to form 7 squares in total. The squares don’t have to be all of equal size and also don’t have to be flat on the surface. There are 4 squares with size 1/2 X 1/2 and 3 squares with size 1 X 1.

### Can you form six congruent squares by moving three sticks?

Answer 3: Yes there will be a serious problem. It will create a common stick 6 with the existing central square made up of sticks 5, 6, 7, 8. And move it straightaway to complete one of three remaining nearly complete squares, say square with three sides 11, 7, 9.

How do you make two squares by moving 3 sticks?

Just rotate the first solution figure by 90 degrees clockwise and you will get the second solution. These two are equivalent. Rotationally UNIQUE SOLUTION IS ONLY 1. You may find it fun to solve also the second move 3 matches to make 2 square matchstick puzzle.

How many matchsticks should you remove to get exactly two squares?

In puzzle figure, move 3 matches to make 2 squares.

## Can you move three toothpicks to make three squares?

Can you make 3 squares by moving 3 matchsticks? The problem is like it sounds and there are no tricks. For instance, you cannot break any of the sticks, the resulting squares must be of equal size, and each toothpick has to be part of a square.

### What is the difference between the number of matchsticks use of 1 square and 2 square?

The difference is that: For example, if we use 6 matchsticks in one square then in two squares we will use 12 matchsticks. The double of one square.

What are the moves in a matchstick puzzle?

Take this arrangement and with the following moves:- Move 2 matches to make 7 squares – puzzle solution Remove 2 matches and leave 2 squares – puzzle solution Move 3 matches and leave 3 squares – puzzle solution Remove 3 matches and move 2 to form 3 squares – puzzle solution Move 4 matches and form 3 squares – puzzle solution

How many squares can you remove from a matchstick puzzle?

Remove a square (twice) Move 2 matches to new positions to get only 4 squares, no overlapping or loose ends.- puzzle solution Move 3 matches to new positions to get only 4 squares, no overlapping or loose ends.- puzzle solution 16 squares to none Remove 9 matches so that no square (of any size) remains – puzzle solution 3 squares to 5

## How many matches are needed to make 3 squares?

2 squares to 3 Move 4 matches to make 3 squares – puzzle solution(puzzle supplied by Mike Daigneault, solution supplied by us, alternate solution supplied by David Tiffany) 10 to 2 squares Move 3 matches to make 2 squares – puzzle solution(puzzle supplied by Tabitha King)

### Where can I get a donkey Matchstick puzzle?

There is also a printable version of the puzzles available to downloadfor use at your club or party event Turning the Donkey Thanks to Caleb M. Rosenberg for this puzzle which he learned from a waiter named Bomin for the Philippines. Move 1 matchstick to turn the donkey.