# Make the statement true!

You need to add a single line and make the statement true

$5+5=5$

All the numbers are made by matchsticks.

• are you sure it's add a line and not move a match? I know a variant on this where the answer is IV + I = V - you move one of the two matches forming the second V to create IV and leave I behind. – Kate Gregory Sep 12 '15 at 11:59
• no its add a match – user16282 Sep 12 '15 at 12:14

$$5+5\ne5$$
$$5+5⩾5$$