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

2019-08-14

Get the grape out of the glass!

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

Put four matchsticks on the table in front of you, representing a cocktail glass. By clever placement of matchsticks, you can conjure the grape out of the glass! Get the grape out of the glass by moving only two matchsticks. The direction of the glass is allowed to change, but not its shape.


Solution

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

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