## A Maths Starter of The Day

 20 May 2024 Emma Garcia 118.00 20 May 2024 Madison Martinez 2666.00 20 May 2024 Abigail Robinson 17363.00 20 May 2024 Olivia Clark 3054499.00

To complete these cheques, the amount needs to be written in words. Can you write the four amounts shown on the cheques in words then add the four amounts together.

E.g. £150.00 = One hundred and fifty pounds only.

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£118.00 = One hundred and eighteen pounds only

£2666.00 = Two thousand, six hundred and sixty six pounds only

£17363.00 = Seventeen thousand, three hundred and sixty three pounds only

£3054499.00 = Three million, fifty four thousand, four hundred and ninety nine pounds only

Total = £3074646

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