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No. 378: Fixed-Coloring Nancy 2

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Fixed-Coloring Nancy 2

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Strip by: KelpTheGreat

Teacher: Here's today's brainteaser:
Teacher: Can you add just one line to this equation to fix it?
Nancy: Yep.
{Nancy scribbles out the equation on the blackboard with her white chalk}

The author writes:

How do you write black numbers on a whiteboard with white chalk?

Bonus: Here's another version of the strip, where Nancy actually makes an attempt at doing the problem:

Bonus version 1

This was my first guess, but as was pointed out in the comments section of the original strip, the teacher's asking for it to remain an equation. Changing the equals sign into a "not equal" sign changes the expression into an inequality.

And here's a third version:

Bonus version 2

There's no joke in this one. Nancy's just smart.

Original Nancy strip: 2018-07-14.