Matchstick Frame Puzzle - Solution

The Puzzle:

Matchstick Frame
There are five squares (one 3x3 and four 1x1) formed with 20 matchsticks, as shown in the illustration. Move two matchstick to get seven squares. Overlapping or breaking of matchsticks or "loose ends" are not allowed.






Author: Peter Grabarchuk
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Our Solution:

Seven squares are formed: five 1x1 squares, one 2x2 square, and one 3x3 square.





Author: Peter Grabarchuk
This Puzzle © 2008 Peter Grabarchuk. All Rights Reserved.


Puzzle Author: Grabarchuk, Peter

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