Matchstick Riddles

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An equation has been laid down using a few matchsticks. However, as you can see, the equation is not correct. Can you correct the equation if you are allowed to add or remove 5 matchsticks?

Correct the Equation

Asked by Akash on 14 May 2021


As you can see that fifteen matches have been used to form an arrangement. What you have to do is remove any six of them to make them ten.

Make the Word TEN

Asked by Sachin on 14 May 2021

In the given figure, you can see that four match sticks are used to form a square. Can you form five squares by using six matches?

Make Six Square

Asked by Sherlock on 14 May 2021


Can you count the number of matches in the picture below ?


Count the Matches

Asked by Sachin on 14 May 2021

Can you decipher the two rows to find the hidden word?


Make the Word

Asked by Sachin on 14 May 2021

In the picture that is attached with this question, you can find a square which comprises of four little squares inside it. Consider this square to be made with matchsticks. You have to remove two matchsticks such that only two squares remain instead of five.How will you do it ?

Make Two Square

Asked by Sachin on 14 May 2021


Below toothpicks/matchsticks indicate the group of fishes moving from west to east direction. Can you make them move from east to west by just moving three toothpicks/matchsticks?


Floating Fish

Asked by Sachin on 14 May 2021

Can you move 2 matchsticks to form four equal sized squares.

Make four Square Riddle

Asked by Sachin on 17 Dec 2020

By moving exactly three matchsticks can you make the below equation true.It can be solved by 3 ways.

Matchsticks Equation

Asked by Sachin on 19 Feb 2021


Make eight squares by moving only two matchsticks.
Note- Square can be of different sizes.

Make the Square

Asked by Patrik on 12 Apr 2021

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