Solving Equations with Variables on Both Sides (Fractions)

Directions: Using the digits 1 through 9 at most one time each, place a digit in each box to create an equation such that the solution is the largest integer possible.

Hint

How might a backwards approach be able to support you? What is an integer?

Answer

There are many correct answers.
Potential Answer: (9/3)x+1=(4/2)x+8; x = 7
Potential Answer: (4/2)x+1=(9/3)x+8; x = -7

Source: Kristen Amaral

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