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Sum to 1,000 – Two Addends

Directions: Arrange the digits 1-6 into two 3-digit whole numbers. Make the sum as close to 1000 as possible.



Which digits will be the most helpful to focus on to make the solution as close to 1,000 as possible?



993 (multiple ways to create the solution)

Source: Ian Kerr

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  1. Not able to pick this up in a PDF. Is there a trick to it?

  2. Still not working as a PDF! 🙁

  3. Can’t get it to work either……

  4. Last week when I was online at the site, it allowed me to save to google drive as a pdf. Where did that option go? Please help!

    • Hi Sondra. I just added it back. It was buggy and I thought no one used it. Glad to be wrong and sorry for the inconvenience.

  5. 400+600=1000

  6. Daniel J. Lombardo

    Nico 500+500=1000

  7. 500+500

  8. 444 + 556 = 1000.

  9. 500+500=1000

  10. IM Jr but my name is really YAEL SANTOS

  11. 500+500

  12. 500+500=1,000

  13. 900+100=1000

  14. 666+334=1,000

  15. one hundred plus nine hundred equals one thousand
    it is so easy.

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