Do the four calculations in the thought clouds then add your answers together.
250 young people are going on a day trip. Each bus will take up to 34 people. How many buses are needed?
Today Sassy spent £37 and yesterday she spent £70.
What is the difference between 37 and 70?
25 dancers raise £65 each at a sponsored dance. How much money was raised all together?
If Sissy weighs 101 pounds,
Sassy weighs
104 pounds and Elvis weighs 104 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.
You can celebrate by learning more about the Fibonacci sequence while embarking on the Fibonacci Quest.
November 23
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