The bottom half of some symmetrical calculations are shown above. Can you work out the answers?
Can you make up some other calculations where the calculation and the answer both have horizontal lines of symmetry?
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|l l + 38 = 49
88 x 33 = 2904
838 - 383 = 455
l 8 l x l l = 1991
|3 l + 3 l + 3
l = 93
l 0 x l 0 l + l l l = 1121
l 8 l x l 3 l - 80 = 23631
l 380 + 38 - 83 = 1335
Here's an example where the calculation and the answer both have horizontal lines of symmetry?
l00 + l l l + l l + l l l = 333
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