Tool/Solver to solve fill in the blanks operations. A fill in the blank calculation is a mathematical exercise those goal is to find missing elements (numbers or operations) so that the equation is correct.

Fill The Blanks Equation Solver - dCode

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A fill in the blank puzzle is a mathematical exercise similar to equations solving. It is necessary to find the missing elements (the blanks) in the proposed maths problem so that it becomes correct.

**Fill in the blanks with missing digits**

__Example:__ Find the missing numbers in the addition 78? + 4? 6 + 123 =? 321 has for solution 782 + 416 + 123 = 1321

Sometimes there is more than one possible solution in operations with blanks.

__Example:__ Find the missing numbers in the subtraction 45 - ?2 = ?3 has 5 solutions including: 45 - 12 = 33 or 45 - 32 = 13

Be sure to indicate a question mark for each digit, else see the equation solver.

__Example:__ 12 + ? = 34 has no solution but 12 + ?? = 34 has one 12 + 22 = 34

**Fill in the blanks with missing operators**

The principle is the same, except that the question marks must be replaced by one of the 4 mathematical operators (+, -, *, /)

__Example:__ 1 ? 2 ? 3 = 0 has several solutions including 1 + 2 - 3 = 0

If the order of the numbers can be changed, see the countdown numbers solver.

Manual resolution involves identifying the most likely replacement elements. A first approach is to list all the possibilities of each blank, then if the value can not be determined, make attempts until finding the answer. Here are some techniques:

**Fill in the blanks with missing digits**

Look at the unit numbers, how to add / subtract / multiply them and list the possibilities.

Identify remarkable values: a multiplication by 2 gives an even number, a multiplication by 5 gives a number ending by 0 or 5, and so on.

Identify impossible values: divisions by 0 or non-integers, and so on.

**Fill in the blanks with missing operators**

Filter operations: division is rare, multiplication introduces large numbers, etc.

Look at the numbers of the units, how to add / subtract / multiply them and list the possibilities.

dCode uses computer techniques that allow you to quickly attempt all combinations.

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