Directions: Using the digits 1 to 9 at most one time each, place a digit in each box to make a true equation where x has the greatest possible value.

### Hint

How do the constants’ values affect the variable’s value?

Which constant should have a greater value?

Which constant should have a lesser value?

Which constant should have a greater value?

Which constant should have a lesser value?

### Answer

The greatest possible value of x is 85 when 12 + x = 97

Source: Robert Kaplinsky

The greatest value of x is 85 when 12+x =97

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