## A Mathematics Lesson Starter Of The Day

If P = 4, Y = 10 and A = 6

Then:

P + Y = 14

5Y - A = 44

PYA = 240

A + A + A = 10Y - 82

You have ten minutes
to write down as many
equations as you can
involving P, Y and A.

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