Max It!

Arrange the digits 1,2,3,4,5,6 in the boxes below to get the largest possible sum, using each digit once.

max-addition

Now arrange the digits 1,2,3,4,5,6 in the boxes below to get the largest possible difference, using each digit once.

max-subtraction

Now arrange the digits 1,2,3,4,5,6 in the boxes below to get the largest possible product, using each digit once.

max-product

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About webmaths

I have been teaching Mathematics in Victorian secondary schools for 30 years. I use the www to make my maths lessons better. I hope this blog will give other teachers some ideas to try in their own classes.
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