# IQ test: The easy solution is 8+0=8, but can you find the 2nd solution by moving 2 matches?

If you’re looking for ideas to engage your kids in fun and brain-boosting activities, you definitely have to give matchstick puzzles a try. These lateral thinking puzzles have been around for a long time and have always captured the interest of people of all ages. In this simple matchstick challenge, 6-0=81, you have to think outside the box to solve the equation by moving only two matchsticks.

A simple solution is to move the two matchsticks of the number 1 to get the equation 8+0=8, but can you find the other solution?

## IQ test: move only 2 matchsticks to make the equation right

Tip to find the solution: you have to think differently and think outside the box.

## The solution to today’s digital challenge

Step 1:

To solve the 6-0=81 matchstick puzzle, first move a matchstick from the equal sign to the minus sign. Now the minus sign becomes the equals sign and the equals sign becomes the minus sign.

Step 2:

Then move the matchstick to the top right of the number 0 horizontally in the middle, so that the number 0 becomes 9. 