# Place a mathematical symbol between the numerals 5 and 9?

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Place a mathematical symbol between the numerals 5 and 9 in such a way that the resulting number is greater than 5 but smaller than 9.

posted Jun 25, 2014
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`Its 5.9`

just putting point (.) in between 5 & 9 makes 5.9 which is greater than 5 and smaller than 9

solution Jun 25, 2014

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You may use any of the four basic operation (which are addition, subtraction, multiplication & division).
You can also use parenthesis if needed.
You cannot repeat the numbers.
You cannot join the numbers together (eg: 1 & 2 as 12)