A Matchstick puzzle with a twist.
Make the following equation right by moving 3 or less cotton swabs.
CX = LIII + V
It is in Roman Numerals.
- Final equation must be in Roman Numerals.
- Standard Roman Numerals only please.
- No Zero.
- Re-orientation is a move.
- All modern Math signs are OK.
I uses 1 swab
V, L and X use 2 swabs each
C uses 3 swabs
D and M use 4 swabs
divide (/) and minus (-) 1 swab, multiply (x) and plus (+) use 2 swabs.
You may use multiply (X) as numeral X also.
Note : Please try not to create extra spaces to fit the swabs. Spaces require moving swabs.