Matchstick Riddle: Add 1 Matchstick to Correct the Equation

Find some matchsticks and put on your thinking caps to solve this riddle.

Can you add a single matchstick to this equation to make it correct?


  • You can’t move any of the other matchsticks.
  • Your matchstick has to touch one other match stick only.

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1 thought on “Matchstick Riddle: Add 1 Matchstick to Correct the Equation”

  1. but then it should be 9:50 instead of 9.50
    what if we put a slanted matchstick above the = sign to make >=
    then 101010 >= 9.50


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