Can you make this statement true by adding just one small line?
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Can you make up a puzzle like this? An equation or identity which is not true but can be made true by adding a line or a point. Your puzzle can be featured on this page. Enter your puzzle here.
Can you move just one number to make the statement above correct?
Can you move just one item to make the statement above correct?
Can you move just one digit to make the statement above correct?
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Teacher, do your students have access to computers such as tablets, iPads or Laptops? This page was really designed for projection on a whiteboard but if you really want the students to have access to it here is a concise URL for a version of this page without the comments:
However it would be better to assign one of the student interactive activities below.
Here is the URL which will take them to another lateral thinking puzzle.