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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42 comments:

Unknown said...

999


Unknown said...

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


Wrinkly said...

Put them between the 5 and zero to give 511118


Cavatina said...

Put them behind the 8 for 511811


Anonymous said...

81151


Anonymous said...

5^118


arjun said...

81151


epen said...

91181


arjun said...

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


Unknown said...

980


Cady said...

980


sana benasir said...

The Biggest possible number is 999


Unknown said...

The possible biggest number is 983


Rajesh Kumar said...

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.


Amanda said...

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


Unknown said...

999


Unknown said...

81151


Unknown said...

990


ashley mcneal said...

51181


Rajesh Kumar said...

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.


Rajesh Kumar said...

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 :).


Joey said...

5051


Anonymous said...

986


Unknown said...

999


Unknown said...

5091


Unknown said...

51181 by moving the top and bottom sticks of 0 to the right of 8.


Anonymous said...

15118


Unknown said...

990


tacome85 said...

51118


Unknown said...

81161


Unknown said...

?


Unknown said...

9118


Unknown said...

81151


King Dave said...

The biggest is 50/0=INFINITY. Anything divided by zero is equal to infinity


Unknown said...

Remove the upper and lower stick from zero and put them at end it woll be 51181


Unknown said...

51181


Adil said...

999


hitman3005 said...

51181


Wendy M said...

8118


justso said...

51181


Unknown said...

5118


dexsus nosmik said...

985