1. Write down a calculation involving single digit numbers.
2. Write the numbers in the calculation in words.
3.Choose just one letter from each of your words and give this clue to a friend.
Can your friend work out what your calculation was?
For Example:
2 + 3 = 5
Two + Three = Five
W + E = V
Here are some "Letter Clue Calculations" for you to solve:
1. N + E = O 2. E  R = H
3. T x R = S 4. E ÷ H = E
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1. 1 + 1 = 2
2. 7  4 = 3
3. 2 x 3 = 6
4. 3 ÷ 3 = 1
It is quite likely that you found other solutions too!
Can you find at least one solution for the following calculation? Each letter is one of the letters of a two or three digit number:
+ F + I + S = N
One solution is 94 + 59 + 76 + 60 = 289
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