<![CDATA[Math Is Fun Forum / Matchstick Puzzle]]>2013-01-22T14:21:30ZFluxBBhttp://www.mathisfunforum.com/viewtopic.php?id=18860<![CDATA[Re: Matchstick Puzzle]]>Oops, that was a big blunder. Well, "not wrong" is the definition of correct, and on many math problems they say "which of the following statements makes the equation correct." And I don't know of any way you can make it correct.]]>http://www.mathisfunforum.com/profile.php?id=1975202013-01-22T14:21:30Zhttp://www.mathisfunforum.com/viewtopic.php?pid=249609#p249609<![CDATA[Re: Matchstick Puzzle]]>How do you that that is not wrong?

By the way, X is 10, not 5.

]]>http://www.mathisfunforum.com/profile.php?id=1187862013-01-22T13:58:41Zhttp://www.mathisfunforum.com/viewtopic.php?pid=249593#p249593<![CDATA[Matchstick Puzzle]]>Say you have matchsticks in the form of the Roman Numerals X - X = X. You have to move one matchstick to make this sequence not wrong. X - X = X (10 - 10 = 10.)