Key to Squares

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Solution Step 0/0

Ten matchsticks are arranged in the shape of a key. Two identical squares can be spotted in the shape.

How many matchsticks have to be moved to the new positions in order to get three identical squares?


The solution with moving of four matchsticks is shown in the diagram.

Check 2 matchsticks
Check 3 matchsticks
Check 4 matchsticks
Check 5 matchsticks