# Mathematics - Finite Mathematics - Puzzle with Numbers

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PUT THE APPROPRIATE PLUS OR MINUS SIGNS BETWEEN THE NUMBERS, IN THE CORRECT PLACES, SO THAT THE SUM TOTAL WILL EQUAL 1.

0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 = 1

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Solution 1:

0 -1 -2 -3 -4 -5 + 6 -7 + 8 + 9 = 1

Solution 2:

0 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 -6 -7 + 8 - 9 = 1

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