It is very hot during the summer, so hot that your brain could stop working!
Show that your brain is working well right now by writing out the 37 times table.
How far can you get in five minutes?
1 x 37 = 37
2 x 37 = 74
. . .
CURRENT TEMPERATURE
37^{o}!
Try this activity again when you are feeling hot. Can you get as far in five minutes?
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1 x 37 = 37
2 x 37 = 74
3 x 37 = 111
4 x 37 = 148
5 x 37 = 185
6 x 37 = 222
7 x 37 = 259
8 x 37 = 296
9 x 37 = 333
10 x 37 = 370
11 x 37 = 407
12 x 37 = 444
13 x 37 = 481
14 x 37 = 518
15 x 37 = 555
16 x 37 = 592
17 x 37 = 629
18 x 37 = 666
19 x 37 = 703
20 x 37 = 740
21 x 37 = 777
22 x 37 = 814
23 x 37 = 851
24 x 37 = 888
25 x 37 = 925
26 x 37 = 962
27 x 37 = 999
28 x 37 = 1036
29 x 37 = 1073
30 x 37 = 1110
31 x 37 = 1147
32 x 37 = 1184
33 x 37 = 1221
34 x 37 = 1258
35 x 37 = 1295
36 x 37 = 1332
37 x 37 = 1369
38 x 37 = 1406
39 x 37 = 1443
40 x 37 = 1480
41 x 37 = 1517
42 x 37 = 1554
43 x 37 = 1591
44 x 37 = 1628
45 x 37 = 1665
46 x 37 = 1702
47 x 37 = 1739
48 x 37 = 1776
49 x 37 = 1813
50 x 37 = 1850
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