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Two-Step Equations 2

Directions: Using the digits 1 to 9 at most one time each, fill in the boxes to find the largest (or smallest) possible values for x.

Hint

Hint

Where do you want to put the 9? Where should the 1 go or NOT go?

Answer

Answer

1x – 9 = 8 and 1x – 8 = 9 both have a solution of 17.
9x – 1 = 2 and 9x – 2 = 1 both have a solution of 1/3.

Source: Chase Orton and Mark Goldstein

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