In this puzzle, a mathematical equation is crafted using matchsticks. The equation is not correct mathematically. However, by moving just one matchstick, you can transform the equation into a mathematically accurate statement. The challenge is to discover the correct matchstick move that makes the arithmetic equation correct. Please note that you are not allowed to use the inequality sign to solve this matchstick challenge.

 Can you solve this simple Matchstick Math Riddle?

Unknown said...

change the addition sign to subtraction by taking one stick out and move it to the five to make six

Unknown said...

change the addition sign to subtraction then place it on the equal sign to make it not equal to sign. (5-4≠ 2) This is how to take the easy way out of everything.

Unknown said...

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Rajesh Kumar said...

One is not allowed to use the not equal to sign as it is mentioned in the #puzzle description. Anyway this is the out of the box thinking to solve a #brainteaser. Thanks for your comment.

Rajesh Kumar said...

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Unknown said...

got it

Unknown said...

6-4=2

Anonymous said...

6-4=2