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**eduff****Member**- Registered: 2006-09-06
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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.

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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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

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**Zach****Member**- Registered: 2005-03-23
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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.

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