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LGBARIDDLE If you take away nine from six, then take away ten from nine, and lastly, take away fifty from forty, then you get six. How is this possible?

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  1. lgbasallote Group Title
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    this one is actually harder

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  2. MarcLeclair Group Title
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    akitav doesnt it give this: 6 - 9 + 10 + 40 - 50 whjen you expand? it doesnt give you 6 though O_O

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    Yes, i missed out the second step, which is why i took it off.

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  4. lgbasallote Group Title
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    that's where the "riddle" part of "lgbariddle" comes in

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  5. MarcLeclair Group Title
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    sorry didnt see you took it off man :/

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  6. akitav Group Title
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    Math wouldn't be fun if there weren't any wrong answers, then it'd just be philosophy. @MarcLeclair No worries, life is good :)

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    math is never fun

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    I got it. 40-50 = -10 + 10 = 0 9-9 = 0 + 6

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    goodnight iggy.

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  10. MarcLeclair Group Title
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    Weird I love cal 1

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  11. lgbasallote Group Title
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    this is more on out-of-the-box-thinking rather than mathematics

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    @lgbasallote Oh wise green one!

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    well then you cant take 9 from 6, or any of the rest of the things. so ur 6 will be there as it is

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  14. lgbasallote Group Title
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    nope. think more out-of-the-box

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    I hate yo uthis is haunting me right now

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  16. lgbasallote Group Title
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    that's what i do

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  17. lgbasallote Group Title
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    then you feel very bad for missing a simple solution to these riddles. i love those feelings.

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  18. MarcLeclair Group Title
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    any hint ? :/

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    I hate this, I can't figure it out :p. I was thinking 6 groups of things, but I'm probably wrong.

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    are we allowed to rephrase the question?

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  21. lgbasallote Group Title
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    rephrase how?

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  22. Mimi_x3 Group Title
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    instead of taking away nine from six; we take away six from nine lol my teacher taught me this for combinations and permutations..dont know if its relevant sound stupid

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  23. lgbasallote Group Title
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    nope you can't

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  24. lgbasallote Group Title
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    you have to follow directions

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    got it!! lol..1 min i shall post..

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    sure

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  27. shubhamsrg Group Title
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    SIX – IX = S IX – X = I XL – L = X ------->SIX :D

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    roman numerals eh!! nice..

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    very well young pupil

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