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# Move the matchstick

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Can you fix the equation by moving one matchstick?

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First, remove the bottom left match on the 6, and then move it to the top of the 1 so it becomes a 7. Now the equation will say 5+7=12, which is true.

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Buddyboy300 has a much better answer than I did: moving the vertical stroke of the plus sign over to diagonally cross the equal sign.

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remove 1 match from the 6  making it a 5 ;  Then place the match horizontally to the top of the 1 ,making it a 7;            5 + 7 + 13

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Yeap, it is 5 + 7 = 12. Thanks!

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