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Subtracting Numbers To Get Close To 0

Directions: Using the digits 1-9, subtract two numbers to get a difference closest to 0.



What is your plan for the digits? Where should you place them? What does it mean for a decimal to be close to 0?



There could be multiple answers, but we have only found one so far. It is 21 – 19.8 = 1.2

Source: Owen Kaplinsky

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