Directions: Use the digits 1 to 9, at most one time each, to make a true statement.

### Hint

What digits would be challenging as denominators?

What digits would be challenging as numerators?

What digits would be challenging as numerators?

### Answer

There are many answers. Here are two possibilities:

2/8 + 1/4 = 3/6

1/2 + 3/9 = 5/6

2/8 + 1/4 = 3/6

1/2 + 3/9 = 5/6

Source: Owen Kaplinsky

Another two answers discovered by my students: 1/2 + 9/6 = 8/4 and 5/3 + 2/6 = 8/4

2/4 + 1/3 = 12/10 simply it and get 5/6

6/8 + 1/2 = 5/4

9/3 + 4/2 = 5/1

2/1 + 6/9 = 8/3

7/2 + 3/6 = 4/1

8/2 + 9/3 = 7/1

8/4 + 6/2 = 5/1

8/4 + 9/3 = 5/1

4/2 + 6/2 = 5/1

2/8 + 6/3 = 9/4