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**n872yt3r****Member**- Registered: 2013-01-21
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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.)

Hint: **Not wrong**.

*Last edited by n872yt3r (2013-01-22 02:21:58)*

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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How do you that that is not wrong?

By the way, X is 10, not 5.

*Last edited by anonimnystefy (2013-01-22 01:59:46)*

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**n872yt3r****Member**- Registered: 2013-01-21
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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.

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