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## #1 2006-09-06 23:45:15

eduff
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### Choose the right symbol - number puzzles

I have recently joined this site and have found the puzzles to be great. They get me thinking and some will be great for my year 7 students as they also enjoy a challenge. In regards to the puzzle "choose the right symbol", there is another solution. You could use a greater than sign 5>9 as this would also be correct.

## #2 2006-09-07 07:31:29

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### Re: Choose the right symbol - number puzzles

The Puzzle: Choose the Right Symbol

But 5>9 (5 greater than 9) is "false"

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  - Leon M. Lederman

## #3 2006-09-07 08:06:26

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### Re: Choose the right symbol - number puzzles

Boy let me tell you what:
I bet you didn't know it, but I'm a fiddle player too.
And if you'd care to take a dare, I'll make a bet with you.