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Adding Fractions 3

Directions: Using the digits 1 to 9 at most one time each, fill in the boxes so that the sum is as close to 1/2 as possible. Source: Daniel Luevanos

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Greatest Difference of Two Rounded Numbers

Directions: Using the digits 0 through 9, find two numbers that round to 500, and have the greatest possible difference. Each digit can only be used once. Source: Michael Wiernicki, Graham Fletcher, and Rachel Nelli.

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Mean, Median, and Range

Directions: Create a set of five positive integers from 1 to 20 that have the same mean, median, and range. Source: Eric Berchtold and Melissa Minnix

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Adding Decimals (Middle School)

Directions: Using the digits 1 to 9 at most one time each, fill in the boxes to make the smallest (or largest) sum. Note: This problem’s difficulty can be adjusted by altering the number of digits (boxes), picking smallest or largest, or by picking either a positive, negative, or both. Source: Robert Kaplinsky

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Subtracting Decimals (Middle School)

Directions: Using the digits 1 to 9 at most one time each, fill in the boxes to make the smallest (or largest) difference. Note: This problem’s difficulty can be adjusted by altering the number of digits (boxes), picking smallest or largest, or by picking either a positive, negative, or both. Source: Robert Kaplinsky

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Dividing Decimals (Middle School)

Directions: Using the digits 1 to 9 at most one time each, fill in the boxes to make the smallest (or largest) quotient. Note: This problem’s difficulty can be adjusted by altering the number of digits (boxes), picking smallest or largest, or by picking either a positive, negative, or both. Source: Robert Kaplinsky

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Multiplying Decimals (Middle School)

Directions: Using the digits 1 to 9 at most one time each, fill in the boxes to make the smallest (or largest) product. Note: This problem’s difficulty can be adjusted by altering the number of digits (boxes), picking smallest or largest, or by picking either a positive, negative, or both. Source: Robert Kaplinsky

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Dividing Two-Digit Numbers (Middle School)

Directions: Using the digits 1 to 9 at most one time each, fill in the boxes to make the smallest (or largest) quotient. Note: This problem’s difficulty can be adjusted by altering the number of digits (boxes), picking smallest or largest, or by picking either a positive, negative, or both. Source: Robert Kaplinsky

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Adding Two-Digit Numbers (Middle School)

Directions: Using the digits 1 to 9 at most one time each, fill in the boxes to make the smallest (or largest) sum. Note: This problem’s difficulty can be adjusted by altering the number of digits (boxes), picking smallest or largest, or by picking either a positive, negative, or both. Source: Robert Kaplinsky

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Subtracting Two-Digit Numbers (Middle School)

Directions: Using the digits 1 to 9 at most one time each, fill in the boxes to make the smallest (or largest) difference. Note: This problem’s difficulty can be adjusted by altering the number of digits (boxes), picking smallest or largest, or by picking either a positive, negative, or both. Source: Robert Kaplinsky

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