# Thread: Solve the Equation!

1. ## Solve the Equation!

Correct the equation by moving only one match stick!
The numbers are 2 match sticks in height, ie the no. 1 consists of 2 match sticks.

2. ## Re: Solve the Equation!

<span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">12 + 3 = 15</span hide>?

Alan

3. ## Re: Solve the Equation!

An alternative solution
<span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">12

4. ## Re: Solve the Equation!

Well done Alan
Down right nifty Tony

Every puzzle I posted has been solved in less than 5 minutes...I'm running out of puzzles...Thought what I had would last a week!!!!! <img src=/S/overclocking.gif border=0 alt=overclocking width=99 height=47>

5. ## Re: Solve the Equation!

After much meditation, it finally jumped out at me!

<span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">12+3=15</span hide>

6. ## Re: Solve the Equation!

It just goes to show...meditation has its advantages! Well done.
Funny how simple maths could sometimes be so daunting too.
If Hans is in the vacinity, give him a Hello from me too...we have had our moments in the excel forum!!! <img src=/S/laugh.gif border=0 alt=laugh width=15 height=15>
PS
Great pic...Hope you enjoyed that cuppa tea! <img src=/S/yum.gif border=0 alt=yum width=15 height=15>

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