## A Maths Starter of The Day

 23 February 2020 Jada Baker 156.00 23 February 2020 Sara Gonzalez 5561.00 23 February 2020 Audrey Nelson 14119.00 23 February 2020 Brooklyn Carter 3567347.00

To complete these cheques, the amount needs to be written in words. Can you write the four amounts shown on the cheques in words then add the four amounts together.

E.g. £111.00 = One hundred and eleven pounds only.

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£156.00 = One hundred and fifty six pounds only

£5561.00 = Five thousand, five hundred and sixty one pounds only

£14119.00 = Fourteen thousand, one hundred and nineteen pounds only

£3567347.00 = Three million, five hundred and sixty seven thousand, three hundred and forty seven pounds only

Total = £3587183

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