Maths mate Q- 22 term 4 sheet 8

Predict: I predict this question will be about problem solving.

Read: The question says- Move on match to make this statement correct. The question looked like this- V + 1 =V

Clarify: V equals five in roman numerals.

BIG QUESTION: The BIG QUESTION is to move one match not take it away but to move it to make it correct.

Mathematicians toolbox: draw a diagram.

Solve: I am going to move  the match that makes the plus sign and turn it into a takeaway sign. Then I am going to put the 1 next to the V and make it six so know it is six take away one equals five.

Answer: is V1 – 1 = v

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