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 + E = H 2. T  O = E
3. T x R = X 4. N ÷ E = H
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1. 2 + 1 = 3
2. 2  1 = 1
3. 2 x 3 = 6
4. 9 ÷ 3 = 3
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:
Y + Y + F + E = H
One solution is 27 + 69 + 84 + 11 = 191
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