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Puzzle ID:#49329
Fun:*** (2.58)
Difficulty:** (1.74)
Category:Trick
Submitted By:incredibotsmasttsg****
Corrected By:4demo

 

 

 



1+2+4+8+16+32+64+... = 8

If the '+...' means that it goes on and on forever, how can you do only one thing to this to make the above equation equal?

RULES-

* You may only take away or add a symbol/ digit,

* OR, move a digit around,

* OR, put a digit on top or below to make a fraction, resize it to make it a power, etc

* OR change a digit into another one.

** You CANNOT change the = or ... ... signs.


Hint

Why 8?
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