Word Sum

A Maths Starter Of The Day

  F O U R
  F O U R
+ F O U R

T H R E E

Can you find the substitutions which will make this word sum correct?

Can you make up a word sum or puzzle of your own?


Topics: Starter | Arithmetic | Problem Solving | Puzzles

  • Joanne,
  • Thursday, October 8, 2009
  • "Could Anyone help me please, I have been reading all comments and found that many people are referring to extentions but I dont know where to find these. I am also wondering is there any answers to these, as I am always in a rush to get classes sorted and have no time to work these puzzles out!"
  • Transum,
  • Saturday, October 10, 2009
  • "Dear Joanne, only some of the starters have suggested extension activities but most have answers. They can be found by scrolling down the page for those who have a Transum subscription."
  • Mr Sim's 2j Class, Elgin Academy
  • Tuesday, April 13, 2010
  • "We got 4659+4659+4659=13977."
  • Nicole, Cambodia
  • Thursday, November 18, 2010
  • "I think there's more than 1 answer. It can be:
    4659+4659+4659=13977
    or 3659+3659+3659=10977
    or 8237+8237+8237=24711."
  • Mr Corben, 5C
  • Wednesday, April 11, 2012
  • "7659 works for us in SFBS, Korea
    5C rock."
  • Class 6A, London, England
  • Thursday, April 3, 2014
  • "Unfortunately 8237+8237+8237=24711 uses both T and O as 2.
    Most "of the time three" will end 977."

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Answer

Here is one solution. Can you find any others?

  3 6 5 9
  3 6 5 9
+ 3 6 5 9

1 0 9 7 7

Laptops In Lessons

Teacher, do your students have access to computers?
Do they have Laptops in Lessons or iPads?

Whether your students each have a TabletPC, a Surface or a Mac, this activity lends itself to eLearning (Engaged Learning).

Laptops In Lessons

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Here is the URL which will take them to a code cracking activity.

Transum.org/go/?to=Code

 

 


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