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Did You Find Out? Get the Answer to the Riddle of E-News Issue No. 4, July 2019

2019-08-29

Get the grape out of the glass!

Can you get the grape out of the glass?
Get the grape out of the glass by moving only two matchsticks.

Put four matchsticks on the table in front of in the shape of a cocktail glass (shown left). Through clever placement of the matchsticks, you can remove the grape from the glass! To do so, you are only allowed to move two matchsticks. The direction of the glass can change, but not its shape.


Solution

How to remove the grape by moving only two matchsticks.
How to remove the grape by moving only two matchsticks.

The picture shows how the two matchsticks have to be moved in order to get the grape out of the glass, without changing its shape.


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