28 May 2011

33. Square 2X2: Remove 1 and move 4 to form 11 Squares

Easy Medium Hard Extreme


Remove 1 matchstick from the figure. Now move 4 of the remaining matchsticks to form 11 Squares. All matchsticks don't have to be flat on the surface.

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The 11 squares are:

1. 8 small squares, plus
2. 3 big squares with corners 1,3,6,8 and 2,4,7,9 and 3,5,8,10

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2 comments:

  1. Please change the title to "Remove 1 moving 4 forming 11 squares" as the current title contradicts the instructions.

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    1. Thanks for pointing this out. Fixed

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