The Internet is wonderful and if full of surprising stuff which goes viral because they are entertaining. These include puzzles because they can confuse people and people enjoy solving them. These puzzles can be logical, or even include basic math.
This article is about a rather “simple” toothpick puzzle. See if you can solve it. Read on to know more.
1. This is the puzzle that has gone viral
2. Toothpicks can be used as well in place of matchsticks.
3. Now the puzzle is to transform these to 3 squares.
4. Some people thought this was quite tricky, but many people got the solution quickly.
5. So how is it possible?
6. This is the first step.
7. Second step involves taking one more toothpick from the top left.
8.Place the stick at the center of the bottom part for the final step.
9. With such a simple solution, many people didn’t believe it was difficult.
10. According to one commented, there were 5 squares in the original problem.
You can search for similar matchstick puzzles on the Internet for different and more difficult versions.