Matchstick Puzzles Medium Question 2 – The King and his Guards

A King lives in his castle and is surrounded by 8 guards. (the broken matchsticks) Each outside wall of the castle is guarded by 3 guards as shown.

The King decides to step up his security so that each wall is guarded by 4 guards. How must he do this without employing more guards?


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Soldiers can stand in the same cell as well.


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