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Adding Fractions 3

Directions: Using the digits 1 to 9 at most one time each, fill in the boxes so that the sum is as close to 1/2 as possible.

Hint

Hint

How do you add fractions?
What kinds of fractions would you use to get close to 1/2?

Answer

Answer

A possible solution is 2/8 + 1/4

Source: Daniel Luevanos

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2 comments

  1. We think 3/9 + 1/6 also works!

  2. Another possible solution is 3/9 + 1/6

    I think that, together with the one that appears above, are the only two possible solutions.

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