A Simple Math Puzzle To Try: Where Did the Missing Square Go?

August 3, 2016 | Johannes Van Zijl

missing square
Photo credit: screen capture from singingbanana video

Everyone can try this one at home!

YouTube user singingbanana has a simple, yet interesting math puzzle for you to try at home. All you need is a 7 by 7 grid, and then follow his instructions as described in the video below:

Now you might wonder after watching that, where did the extra space come from after rearranging the pieces back together? 
The solution to the missing square is described here:

Hope you enjoyed this one! For more, check out our list of math and logic puzzles here.

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