   # Can you solve this simple maths MatchStick problem you are only allowed to replace the matchstick and not take them out?

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747 views posted Mar 15, 2017

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Assuming you are allowed to move 3 matches,
5 + 3 = 8 answer Mar 15, 2017 by
You cannot remove any matchstick....but you can alter the answer if you want too
I am moving matchsticks, not removing them
Jcm’s right, Ranjith. answer Mar 15, 2017

Possible another solution is 15+1=16.
Another solution is 10/2=5.

Since they didn't say the maximum count for altering matchsticks, we could alter 6 matchsticks and arrange it accordingly by using all sticks.
We could get 15+1=16.
Similarly alter 5 matchsticks to get 10/2=5. answer Mar 16, 2017 answer Jul 2, 2017 by

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