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# Matchsticks

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### #1 olliehec

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Posted 20 December 2007 - 11:05 AM

move 2 matchsticks to make the equation correct:

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### #2 DumbBloundThinker

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Posted 28 December 2007 - 03:25 AM

I am very confused???? the solution to what?
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### #3 bonanova

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Posted 28 December 2007 - 09:43 AM

I am very confused???? the solution to what?

The first arrangement can be read: the square root of 1 equals 11.
The second arrangement [inside the spoiler] can be read: 11 divided by 1 equals 11
The puzzle asks you to move two matchsticks to make a valid equation.

OK?
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### #4 roolstar

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Posted 28 December 2007 - 01:08 PM

Doe's this work too?

BTW: I got inspired by your picture olliehec ==> Pi = Pi

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### #5 roolstar

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Posted 28 December 2007 - 02:51 PM

And yet another possibility:

ROMAN 5 - 1 = 4 or V - I = IV[/color]

Love playing with matches....

Hope my parents don't see this!!!
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