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. E + F = I 2. O  E = O
3. T x E = N 4. W ÷ O = W
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1. 1 + 4 = 5
2. 4  3 = 1
3. 3 x 3 = 9
4. 2 ÷ 1 = 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:
E + Y + W + Y = U
One solution is 19 + 77 + 22 + 47 = 165
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