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# Matchsticks

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You will need seven matchsticks for this puzzle.

Begin by using the matchsticks to create this equation in Roman numerals:

X-l=l (or 10-1=1)

Your task: Move one match to fix the equation.

You may not stack, break, or remove any matches.

Begin by using the matchsticks to create this equation in Roman numerals:

X-l=l (or 10-1=1)

Your task: Move one match to fix the equation.

You may not stack, break, or remove any matches.

### Hint

times### Answer

Take the match from the - and move it upright and to the left of the X.You should now have I X I = I, or 1 X 1 = 1.

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