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. F + T = X 2. E  O = N
3. O x T = R 4. N ÷ T = H
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1. 4 + 2 = 6
2. 3  2 = 1
3. 2 x 2 = 4
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:
I + O + E + Y = E
One solution is 97 + 54 + 75 + 23 = 249
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