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Turn the Westerly fish to Southerly swimming fish in 2 moves

Turn the Westerly fish to Southerly swimming fish in 2 moves

Turning matchstick Westerly fish puzzle

In the matchstick fish figure of the puzzle, turn the Westerly fish to Southerly swimming fish in 2 moves of matchsticks or the eye of the fish.

The Puzzle

The Westerly swimming fish is shown below.

Westerly swimming fish

Turn the fish to swim in the Southerly direction in 2 moves. If you move the eye of the fish, it will also be considered a move.

Recommended time to solve the puzzle is 5 minutes.

Try to solve the puzzle before going through the solution.

Solution to Turn the Westerly fish puzzle: Realization of the importance of the eye

Let us form the target figure first—the Southerly swimming fish.

Southerly swimming fish

Conclusion 1: To restructure the fish, the head and the eye must remain fixed.

Only two fins are to be moved so that the bottom point of the head becomes its nose.

It takes less than a minute to find the solution, as shown.

Westerly swimming fish to Southerly swimming fish

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