Tricky Equation


By moving just one matchstick, you need to make the below statement true. Can you do it?

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    The question asks to “move” one matchstick. ‘Move’ doesn’t necessarily mean that it should be moved to anywhere within the given equation / statement. Hence:

    Remove the middle stick of the ‘8’ to make it ‘0’, making the statement 6 – 6 = 0, which is true. Otherwise – if the stick must be placed within the statement – move the lower left stick of ‘8’ (to make it ‘9’) and place it over the ‘=’ symbol, making it an inequality, which is also true.

    Viji_Pinarayi Expert Answered on 19th March 2024.
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