This is a very interesting matchstick maths riddle that 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!

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## 45 comments:

Unknownsaid...999

September 06, 2018Unknownsaid...Move the top and bottom matches from the zero and place in front of the 5, it now reads 115118.

September 09, 2018Wrinklysaid...Put them between the 5 and zero to give 511118

October 03, 2018Cavatinasaid...Put them behind the 8 for 511811

November 09, 201881151

November 10, 20185^118

December 09, 2018arjunsaid...81151

January 21, 2019epensaid...91181

January 29, 2019arjunsaid...Nope. The riddle requires to move only two match sticks.

January 30, 2019Unknownsaid...980

April 15, 2019Cadysaid...980

June 30, 2019sana benasirsaid...The Biggest possible number is 999

July 03, 2019Unknownsaid...The possible biggest number is 983

July 16, 2019Rajesh Kumarsaid...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.

July 24, 2019Amandasaid...8118. Move the top and bottom matchsticks from the zero to turn the 5 into an 8.

July 27, 2019Unknownsaid...999

August 12, 2019Unknownsaid...81151

August 23, 2019Unknownsaid...990

September 15, 2019ashley mcnealsaid...51181

October 12, 2019Rajesh Kumarsaid...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.

October 15, 2019Rajesh Kumarsaid...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 :).

October 15, 2019Joeysaid...5051

November 09, 2019986

November 12, 2019Unknownsaid...999

November 18, 2019Unknownsaid...5091

March 29, 2020Unknownsaid...51181 by moving the top and bottom sticks of 0 to the right of 8.

March 29, 202015118

April 01, 2020Unknownsaid...990

April 06, 2020tacome85said...51118

April 07, 2020Unknownsaid...81161

April 07, 2020Unknownsaid...?

April 09, 2020Unknownsaid...9118

April 10, 2020Unknownsaid...81151

April 10, 2020King Davesaid...The biggest is 50/0=INFINITY. Anything divided by zero is equal to infinity

April 11, 2020Unknownsaid...Remove the upper and lower stick from zero and put them at end it woll be 51181

April 19, 2020Unknownsaid...51181

May 18, 2020Adilsaid...999

July 08, 2020hitman3005said...51181

September 02, 2020Wendy Msaid...8118

September 20, 2020justsosaid...51181

November 29, 2020Unknownsaid...5118

April 04, 2021Olakunlesaid...61101

April 02, 2023Olakunlesaid...51181

April 02, 20235415

April 21, 2023503¹¹¹¹ snap 2 sticks in half from the 8 to make 3 and use the 4 sticks to create ¹¹¹¹ this will give you an infinity answer

July 31, 2023