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# 4 Identical Triangles

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### #1 rookie1ja

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Posted 31 March 2007 - 11:28 PM

4 Identical Triangles - Back to the Matchstick Puzzles
Move one matchstick to get 4 triangles.

This old topic is locked since it was answered many times. You can check solution in the Spoiler below.
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### #2 Tap_521

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Posted 24 May 2007 - 08:18 PM

Umm... question if you do 4 identical triangles shouldn't you have 4 acutal triangles not a 4 then a picture a of triangle. Could you explain how this is (what you showed me) the correct answer and how it is logic promblem and not just a math joke.
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### #3 larryhl

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Posted 06 June 2007 - 01:31 PM

Umm... question if you do 4 identical triangles shouldn't you have 4 acutal triangles not a 4 then a picture a of triangle. Could you explain how this is (what you showed me) the correct answer and how it is logic promblem and not just a math joke.

it's impossible to get 4 actual triangles with the current setup, so the only way to get 4 is to actually make a 4.
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### #4 spcfker

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Posted 23 June 2007 - 11:53 PM

How about a diamond with a cross in the center?

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### #5 aesculapius

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Posted 24 June 2007 - 11:10 PM

yes that would be 4 triangle but the current arrangement of the triangle doesn't allow the formation of the diamond.
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### #6 slasecki

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Posted 02 July 2007 - 07:04 PM

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### #7 rookie1ja

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Posted 02 July 2007 - 09:11 PM

it's just a little joke ... child's play ... you create number "4" from the first triangle and keep the second triangle thus it could be 4 triangle
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### #8 Huzefa

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Posted 11 July 2007 - 09:25 AM

try a 3D figure n u'll find the solution
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### #9 asatt26

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Posted 14 July 2007 - 01:16 AM

Umm, not a logic puzzle, however it is possible to move one matchstick and get 4 triangles; just not 4 identical
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### #10 momo0041

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Posted 16 July 2007 - 03:17 AM

Solution process: Hmm... This is pointless, but... Lost my idea. I'm going insane! Maybe... I'll look at the solution! Hahaha... what a nice joke.
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