Multiplying A Decimal By A Fraction to Get a Whole Number

Directions: Using the digits 1 to 9, at most one time each, fill in the boxes to make a true statement.

Hint

What digits would be a bad choice for the denominator?
What digits would be a good choice for the denominator?

Answer

There are multiple answers, but here are 2:

1.5 * 4/2 = 3
And 3.5 * 2/1 = 7

Source: Owen Kaplinsky

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3 comments

  1. Also 3.5 times 2/1 equals 6

  2. 4.5 x 2/1= 9

  3. 1.5 x 8/4 = 3

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