Directions: Using the digits 1-9 only once, create two factors that will result in a product as close to 10,000, without going over.

### Hint

Which place value is most helpful to think about? Why?

### Answer

769 x 13 = 9997

(Note: there are three ways to get 9996 as the product)

(Note: there are three ways to get 9996 as the product)

Source: Danielle McNichol