# make 'em =

• July 20th 2009, 05:37 PM
Wilmer
make 'em =
1011010 = 9.50

Move one 1 only, end up with both sides equal.
• July 21st 2009, 08:59 AM
Soroban
Hello, Wilmer!

This is a classic puzzle . . . a good one!

Quote:

$1011010 = 9.50$

Move one 1 only, end up with both sides equal.

Spoiler:

. . . . . . . . $\curvearrowright$
. . . $\begin{array}{ccccccc}\mid & \bigcirc & \mid & \mid & \bigcirc & \mid & \bigcirc \\ \\
\mid & \bigcirc & & \top & \bigcirc & \mid & \bigcirc

\end{array}$

"Ten to ten" . . . Get it?

• July 22nd 2009, 07:48 PM
songoku
i don't get it...
• July 22nd 2009, 07:57 PM
Wilmer
Quote:

Originally Posted by songoku
i don't get it...

It's a "puzzle", songoku.
10 TO 10 = 9.50

10 minutes to 10 is same as "nine fifty" ; get it?
• July 22nd 2009, 08:52 PM
songoku
wow, that never crosses my mind.
brilliant !

and i even tried binary operation.....