19 August 2016

430. Move 3 to create 5 squares

Easy Medium Hard Extreme


Shown above are 5 equal squares and all squares are linked (or connected).

Move 3 matchsticks to still have 5 squares, but with at least 1 square NOT connected to the other 4. All squares must be equal in size.

Show Answer

There are also other solutions.

Hide Answer

2 comments:

  1. There are 5 squares to begin with.

    ReplyDelete
  2. Apolgies. I have changed the question slightly..

    ReplyDelete