Translation: How do we move **only 1 matchstick** to make the equation valid?

(“Not Equals” sign is not allowed)

This is a really tricky question… Hint: Need to think in Chinese, this is a Chinese joke 😛

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Hi

Is the solution available?

Thanks

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Hi, the solution is to move one matchstick from the minus sign, to make 1加1=2

“加” is the Chinese word for “add”. 🙂

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1+ 01 = 2¹ or 1– 01 = 2¹ (but 2 moves)

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Nice attempt!

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Reblogged this on Mathematics Hothouse and commented:

Determination is like a match stick !!! 🙂

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