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. R + W = X 2. I  T = R
3. O x W = O 4. E รท E = E
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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:
T + G + T + E = E
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