Letter Clue Calculations

A Maths Starter Of The Day

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. U + H = E      2. X - T = O

3. O x O = O      4. T ÷ E = H

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    Answers

    1. 4 + 3 = 7

    2. 6 - 2 = 4

    3. 2 x 2 = 4

    4. 3 ÷ 1 = 3

    It is quite likely that you found other solutions too!

     

    Extension

    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 + T + Y + I = N

     

     

     

     

    One solution is 25 + 30 + 72 + 80 = 207

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