Credit: Zack Guido

__OF COURSE__

*Presented by*Will Shortz

*on*NPR Weekend Edition Sunday Puzzle

October 29, 2017

The equation 65 - 43 = 21 is wrong. The answer should be 22. But can you move two numbers in the equation to make a new equation that

*is*correct? The answer remains a straightforward subtraction problem, no symbols are changed or moved, and no parentheses are needed.

**Answer:**

**Move the 3 and the 2 to make them exponents:**

**65 - 4 (cubed) = 1 (squared)**

**65 - 64 = 1**