Directions: Place any digit, 1 through 9, in the boxes below to create the smallest possible difference. Each digit can only be used once.

### Hint

### Hint

Remember that zeros are not allowed. Because you can only use each digit once, the digit in the hundreds place can’t be the same.

### Answer

### Answer

14

One possible solution is 612-598 = 14.

Source: Graham Fletcher

We also got 14 with 412-398=14.

Nice!

But you used 1 in the question and 1 in the answer.