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TAKE AWAY 2 matchsticks to make the equation true.
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ADD 3 matchsticks to make the equation true. Negative numbers are not allowed and no number is greater than 9.
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There are 4 vertical-, 4 horizontal- and 2 diagonal rows (diagonally from outer corner to corner) in the layout above. The matchstick heads in each row are encircled.

Rearrange the matchsticks to end with 6 matchsticks in each row.
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Move 4 matchsticks to create 3 squares. The squares may differ in size.
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ADD 3 matchsticks to make the equation true. Negative numbers are not allowed and no number is greater than 9.
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Add TWO matchsticks to the layout above to divide the area into two parts. The two parts must be equal in size and shape.
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Move 4 matchsticks to create 6 squares. Squares may differ in size.

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The four small squares are:
CLFE, LDGF, EFJH, FGKJ

The two big squares are:
ABGE, CDKH

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MOVE four matchsticks to convert the ship into eight triangles.

The triangles may differ in size and all matchsticks don't have to be flat on the surface.

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4 big triangles:
ACH, BKD, CEJ, CJH

4 small triangles:
BCF, CDG, FKH, GJK

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If four matchstick heads form the four corners of a square, how many squares can you identify in the layout above? Squares my differ in size.

Be warned, this is not so easy!

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There are 11 squares

Small: ABED, CDHG, DEJH, EFKJ, HJML
Medium: CAEH, BFJD, KMHE, LGDJ
Big: CBKL, AFMG

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MOVE 3 matchsticks to make the equation true.

There are four possible answers. Getting one solution within 30 seconds makes you good. Getting four solutions within three minutes makes you brilliant!
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