Multiplying Products to Get as Close to 10000

Directions: Using the digits 1-9 only once, create two factors that will result in a product as close to 10,000, without going over.

Hint

Which place value is most helpful to think about? Why?

Answer

769 x 13 = 9997
(Note: there are three ways to get 9996 as the product)

Source: Danielle McNichol

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