Thursday, June 13, 2019

Out of Box Thinking Maths Matchstick Riddle

This is a very interesting matchstick maths riddle which will make you think outside the box. In this matchstick math puzzle, you are shown one number 508 made with the matchsticks and your challenge is to create the biggest number possible by just moving exactly two matchsticks. Let us see if you can solve this matchstick math riddle!
Move exactly two matchsticks to make the biggest possible number. 508
Can you solve this outside the box thinking maths riddle?
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23 comments:

  1. Move the top and bottom matches from the zero and place in front of the 5, it now reads 115118.

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  2. Put them between the 5 and zero to give 511118

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  3. Put them behind the 8 for 511811

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    1. Nope. The riddle requires to move only two match sticks.

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  5. The Biggest possible number is 999

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    1. There are few more answers possible which is great than 999. Checkout the other comments for such solutions to this out of the box thinking riddle.

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  6. The possible biggest number is 983

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    1. There are many numbers possible which is bigger than 983 for this puzzle. You can check the other comments to check out the other possibilities.

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  7. 8118. Move the top and bottom matchsticks from the zero to turn the 5 into an 8.

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    1. This is quite big number which is possible in this matchstick out of the box thinking #riddle. However if you think little further then this number also can be broken :).

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