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    math homework that dosent make sense

    my question in my homework is:

    29-1=30
    In what way is that correct?
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    I'm confused aswell. What does the question ask? Does it ask if the statement is true or false?
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    29 -1 \equiv 30 \: (\text{mod } 2)

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    Hello, whipslasher

    29 -1 = 30
    In what way is that correct?
    Looks like a joke from my childhood . . .


    Write the numbers in Roman numerals, using matchsticks.

    . . XXIX - I \:=\:XXX


    Get it?

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    yeah i get it now, thanks!
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