Do the four calculations in the thought clouds then add your answers together.

602 young people are going on a day trip. Each bus will take up to 42 people. How many buses are needed?

Today Sassy spent £37 and yesterday she spent £74.
What is the difference between 37 and 74?

26 dancers raise £50 each at a sponsored dance. How much money was raised all together?

If Sissy weighs 96 pounds,
Sassy weighs 96 pounds and Elvis weighs 98 pounds; What is their combined weight?

Sissy Elvis Sassy


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