18 October 2015

292. Move 6 to create 14 squares

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There are 2 squares of size 2X2 in the layout above. Make sure you agree.

The challenge now is to move 6 matchsticks to create 14 squares. The squares don't have to be equal in size but all matchsticks must be flat on the surface.

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There are 9 squares of size 1X1, 4 squares of size 2X2 and 1 square of size 3X3.

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