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 + F = I 2. I  R = E
3. T x E = T 4. O ÷ E = W
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1. 2 + 4 = 6
2. 6  3 = 3
3. 2 x 1 = 2
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:
W + G + + Y = T
One solution is 62 + 98 + 47 + 66 = 273
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