Matchstick Puzzles

With a box of matches (or toothpicks, nails, etc.) you can exercise your brain or baffle your friend’s and family. Alternatively, if you have a good visual imagination you can solve the riddles in your head without using physical matchsticks.

A Simple Equation — Matchstick Puzzle #1


The object of this puzzle is to re-arrange 1 matchstick to create a true equation.

Answer is at the bottom of the page.


This Puzzles Solution: