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. T + O = O 2. S  W = O
3. T x W = S 4. X ÷ T = O
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1. 3 + 1 = 4
2. 6  2 = 4
3. 3 x 2 = 6
4. 6 ÷ 3 = 2
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:
T + E + H + R = E
One solution is 59 + 89 + 34 + 43 = 225
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