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Puzzle ID:#32978
Fun:*** (2.43)
Difficulty:*** (2.72)
Submitted By:calmsaviorAus******




Take seven matchsticks and arrange them on a table to make two adjacent squares of the same size. The matchsticks should look like the number 8.

Now, moving only two matchsticks, can you make....200?

You cannot:
Stack the matchsticks.
Bend or break the matchsticks.
Remove the matchsticks.

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