Below are 4 squares made with matchsticks. Move 2 – and only 2 – of the matchsticks to create 5 squares. You’ll need strong spatial reasoning and logic skills to do the trick!

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From Alzheimer’s Association Presents: The Challenge Your Brain Puzzle Book

Solution

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Move any two of the numbered matchsticks as shown…

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Now you have 5 squares – 4 small ones plus 1 large one. Don’t worry about the extra matchstick sticking out…we don’t need it!