Do the four calculations in the thought clouds then add your answers together.
476 young people are going on a day trip. Each bus will take up to 36 people. How many buses are needed?
Today Sassy spent £34 and yesterday she spent £56.
What is the difference between 34 and 56?
32 dancers raise £35 each at a sponsored dance. How much money was raised all together?
If Sissy weighs 98 pounds,
Sassy weighs 94 pounds and Elvis weighs 92 pounds; What is their combined weight?
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November 23 is celebrated as Fibonacci day because when the date is written in the mm/dd format (11/23), the digits in the date form a Fibonacci sequence: 1,1,2,3.
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