# Distributive Property: Open Middle Theme

- Author:
- Tim Brzezinski, Steve Phelps

- Topic:
- Algebra, Equations, Linear Equations

## Using digits 0-9 no more than ONE TIME EACH, fill the empty boxes with numbers to create coefficients that make the following statement true.

## Create another true statement different from the one you made above.

## Create another true statement different from the two you made above.

## Create another true statement different from the three you made above.

## Use the PEN tool below to check all the boxes where the digits "1" or "0" could NOT GO.

Why was it not possible for a "0" or "1" to be placed in the locations you described? Explain fully.