N/A (First Puzzle) From Five to Four Treasure Chests

From Five to Four is a puzzle in Professor Layton and the Curious Village.

Puzzle[edit | edit source]

A set of matches are arranged so they form five squares.

To solve this puzzle, you need to change the number of squares below from five to four by moving exactly two matches.

Your four squares must be uniform in size, and you must use all of your matches when forming the squares.

Hints[edit | edit source]

Click a Tab to reveal the Hint.

In the original layout, every match is needed to form the five squares, so the task of forming one less square while still using all of the matches might seem challenging.

However, you can make things easier by focusing on reducing the number of matches that serve as a side for multiple squares.


Solution[edit | edit source]

Incorrect[edit | edit source]

Too bad.

Look at those matches again.

Correct[edit | edit source]

Nice!

For as simple as it seems, this puzzle actually requires a good deal of thought, doesn't it?

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

In the Japanese version, this puzzle is listed as Weekly Puzzle 18.

A big thanks to http://professorlaytonwalkthrough.blogspot.com

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