Move only one matchstick to make a square.
Move the right-most match to a diagonal between the top and left matches, making a 4, a square (number)
Pick up one matchstick and look at the "safe" end. It's a square. (Generally)
Move any of the sticks however you like. Then pick up a pencil and draw a square.
Pick up a fifth matchstick and use it to light all sticks. If done on the right paper you now have a cross-shaped hole in the paper, creating four flaps. Fold back the flaps. The resulting hole is a square.
Select any matchstick to create a triangle, the write out formula for pythagoreans theorem A^2+B^2=C^2, the answer will result with (C) being SQUARED.
protected by JMP May 15 at 16:17
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