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Adding Fractions 7

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

Hint

Hint

What digits would be challenging as denominators?
What digits would be challenging as numerators?

Answer

Answer

There are many answers. Here are two possibilities:
2/8 + 1/4 = 3/6
1/2 + 3/9 = 5/6

Source: Owen Kaplinsky

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2 comments

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

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

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