The "Sum Sky" is obscured by clouds. What do you think the calculations in the sky would look like if there were no clouds?

 30 + 35 = 65 27 x 3.8 = 102.6 5.6 - 3.5 = 2.1 2.3 + 3.87 = 6.17 17.87 - 16.3 = 1.57 62 ÷ 2 = 31

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• The Best Maths Class 7cd/M3, King Alfred's College, Oxfordshire
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• I found the last one quite confusing. But a nice challenge to start our lesson today. It was easier with a calculator but we made a rule not to.
• Beth, Weston
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• It would be nice if we could move the clouds to make it more interactive. Apart from that I loved it. Year 10.
• Kate,
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• I`m from year 4 and I think we should be able to move the clouds so we can see if we got the answers right.
[Transum: 'Good idea, you can now drag the clouds away']
• Karen, Australia
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• We can't move the clouds even though the previous response indicates otherwise.

[Transum: The weather has improved and once again the clouds are moveable - Sorry for the inconvenience and thanks for letting Transum know!]

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 30 + 35 = 65 27 x 3.8 = 102.6 5.6 - 3.5 = 2.1 2.3 + 3.87 = 6.17 17.87 - 16.3 = 1.57 62 ÷ 2 = 31

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