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Copy and complete each of the Diamond Problems below. The pattern used in the Diamond Problems is shown at right.

Generic Diamond Problem. One number, X, is located on the left side. The second number, Y, is located on the right side.  The bottom number is the sum of the two numbers, X and Y. The top number is the product of the two numbers, X and Y.

  1. Diamond Problem. Left blank, Right negative 1, Top negative 4, Bottom blank

  • Diamond Problem Answer. Left 4, Right negative 1, Top negative 4, Bottom 3

  1. Diamond Problem. Left negative 4, Right negative 4, Top blank, Bottom blank

  • Diamond Problem Answer. Left negative 4, Right negative 4, Top 16, Bottom negative 8

  1. Diamond Problem. Left blank, Right negative 3, Top blank,  Bottom 8

  • What plus equals ?
    What does  multiplied by that number equal?

  1. Diamond Problem. Left blank, Right blank, Top negative 7, Bottom 6

  • What are the factors of ? Which two added together equal ?

    Note: The answers are interchangeable.