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# Pen & Paper I

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You will need a working pen and a sheet of paper for this one. Orient the paper into landscape form, and write this on the paper:

620 = 3000

Your challenge: Add only two lines to make the equation valid.

You cannot:

Cross the equation sign to obtain a "not-equal" sign.

Fold the paper in any way.

Draw any curves.

Place any decimal points.

Place any middle dots (for multiplication).

Use "000" as a distinct number.

620 = 3000

Your challenge: Add only two lines to make the equation valid.

You cannot:

Cross the equation sign to obtain a "not-equal" sign.

Fold the paper in any way.

Draw any curves.

Place any decimal points.

Place any middle dots (for multiplication).

Use "000" as a distinct number.

### Hint

I am about 50% confident that this hint will help you.### Answer

Draw a slash between the 6 and the 20, and another slash between the second and third zeroes of the 3000.You should have 6/20 = 30%.

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