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. O + U = G 2. S  E = E
3. O x N = E 4. O ÷ T = O
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1. 4 + 4 = 8
2. 6  3 = 3
3. 1 x 1 = 1
4. 4 ÷ 2 = 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:
Y + + + T = R
One solution is 42 + 27 + 24 + 38 = 131
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