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# Make it Equal

Directions: Place digits 1 through 9 in the boxes to create a true statement. Each number can only be used once.

### Hint

Are there numbers that are helpful to use first or save for last?
What would a drawing/model look like to match this equation?

Number of Unique Solutions: 48 (allowing for permutations)
1: 8 = 2+6 = 1+3+4
2: 8 = 2+6 = 1+4+3
3: 8 = 2+6 = 3+1+4
4: 8 = 2+6 = 3+4+1
5: 8 = 2+6 = 4+1+3
6: 8 = 2+6 = 4+3+1
7: 8 = 6+2 = 1+3+4
8: 8 = 6+2 = 1+4+3
9: 8 = 6+2 = 3+1+4
10: 8 = 6+2 = 3+4+1
11: 8 = 6+2 = 4+1+3
12: 8 = 6+2 = 4+3+1
13: 9 = 1+8 = 2+3+4
14: 9 = 1+8 = 2+4+3
15: 9 = 1+8 = 3+2+4
16: 9 = 1+8 = 3+4+2
17: 9 = 1+8 = 4+2+3
18: 9 = 1+8 = 4+3+2
19: 9 = 2+7 = 1+3+5
20: 9 = 2+7 = 1+5+3
21: 9 = 2+7 = 3+1+5
22: 9 = 2+7 = 3+5+1
23: 9 = 2+7 = 5+1+3
24: 9 = 2+7 = 5+3+1
25: 9 = 4+5 = 1+2+6
26: 9 = 4+5 = 1+6+2
27: 9 = 4+5 = 2+1+6
28: 9 = 4+5 = 2+6+1
29: 9 = 4+5 = 6+1+2
30: 9 = 4+5 = 6+2+1
31: 9 = 5+4 = 1+2+6
32: 9 = 5+4 = 1+6+2
33: 9 = 5+4 = 2+1+6
34: 9 = 5+4 = 2+6+1
35: 9 = 5+4 = 6+1+2
36: 9 = 5+4 = 6+2+1
37: 9 = 7+2 = 1+3+5
38: 9 = 7+2 = 1+5+3
39: 9 = 7+2 = 3+1+5
40: 9 = 7+2 = 3+5+1
41: 9 = 7+2 = 5+1+3
42: 9 = 7+2 = 5+3+1
43: 9 = 8+1 = 2+3+4
44: 9 = 8+1 = 2+4+3
45: 9 = 8+1 = 3+2+4
46: 9 = 8+1 = 3+4+2
47: 9 = 8+1 = 4+2+3
48: 9 = 8+1 = 4+3+2

Source: Molly Rawding