Directions: Using the digits 1 to 9 at most one time each, place a digit in the boxes to make a difference that is as close to 329 as possible.

### Hint

What strategies might you use to find the numbers? (Possibilities including subtracting as well as adding up).

### Answer

There are many possible answers including 871 – 542.

Source: Robert Kaplinsky

916-587

578-249

983-654= 329

971-642

972-643

572-243=329