Brain Game: Math Square #39

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Last week, reader Lola inquired if there was a way to construct a Math Square that didn't provide any number clues. There is, so we've offered one today for Brain Game #578. (Apologies for not publishing one yesterday; mentalfloss.com was experiencing difficulties due to a tricky update and kept deleting the post.) Enjoy!

The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9. Each digit should appear only once in this main grid (the red square). Place the 9 digits in their correct spots so that the mathematical equations work both across and down. IMPORTANT: Remember algebraic rules when solving the problems... multiplication/division should be performed in the first step, then addition/subtraction in the second. Good luck!

Here is my SOLUTION.

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