Add 4 matchsticks to divide the square

Can you add 4 matchsticks to divide the square into 2 equal pieces-

matchstick puzzle

SherlockHolmes Expert Asked on 24th April 2016 in Pictorial Puzzle.
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    (Edited to include better drawings)

    Viji_Pinarayi Expert Answered on 27th April 2016.
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    this image is solution .first it is drawn through doodle buddy app not professionally made so u understand it is not perfect drawing .i am not a artist.
    you can do other figures by overlapping matchsticks.u for example  first image middle matchstick from the added ones is actually an overlap of 2 matchsticks

    Yodha Expert Answered on 26th April 2016.
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    It can also be done in 3-d( as dimension parameter has not been provided)

    pandabouy Scholar Answered on 18th May 2016.

    But, “divide the square” is our requirement,

    Here, square is not divided into 2 pieces,


    But, yes if we’ll see from top, it’ll look like that… Nice One

    on 18th May 2016.

    Since, the figure in the question was from top view, so I thought this solution might be possible.
    Anyways, Thank you for the suggestion.

    on 19th May 2016.
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