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Fraction Quotient Closest to 4/11

Directions: Use the digits 1 to 9, at most one time each, to fill in the boxes to make two fractions that have a quotient that is as close to 4/11 as possible.

Hint

Hint

How can we figure out how close a fraction is to 4/11?
How can we tell which of two fractions is closer to 4/11?

Answer

Answer

The optimal answer is 5/7 x 1/2 (or equivalents like 5/7 x 2/4 or 5/7 x 3/6 or 5/7 x 4/8).

Source: Robert Kaplinsky

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