24 January 2016

326. Mathematical: 14 plus 7 minus 4 is not 11

Easy Medium Hard Extreme


The above equation is not true. Move only 3 matchsticks to make it true.

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    1. Yes Nirup, also correct. Would require moving only 2 matchsticks.

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  2. Well done. Your solution was added.

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  3. 4+7+0=11
    moving the two sticks from the 1 in 14 to the 4 and taking the middle of number for to make 0

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  4. You mean 4+7-0=11?
    Great, solution will be added!

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    1. Another great one, thanks! Will be added to solutions.

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  6. it actually just need to move one match:
    14 - 7 + 4 =11

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  7. 14 + 1 - 4 = 11¹ (one move)

    14 ++1 - 4 = 1¹ ? (one move)

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