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Standard Matchstick Puzzle:

Here's the challenge, can you form six equal triangles with 6 identical (unbroken) matchsticks?

try a 6 pointed star. create two equilateral triangles and arrange them like a star of david. This gives you six "points" that are equal triangles.

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Standard Matchstick Puzzle:

Here's the challenge, can you form six equal triangles with 6 identical (unbroken) matchsticks?

try a 6 pointed star. create two equilateral triangles and arrange them like a star of david. This gives you six "points" that are equal triangles.

I can make 6 .. but not all of them are equal ..

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My drawing is poor.

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My drawing is poor.

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Thanks for the picture Storm. I wonder if there are any other solutions?

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