Letter Clue Calculations

A Maths Starter Of The Day

1. Write down a calculation involving single digit numbers.

2. Write the numbers in the calculation in words.

3.Choose just one letter from each of your words and give this clue to a friend.

Can your friend work out what your calculation was?

For Example:

2 + 3 = 5

Two + Three = Five

W + E = V

Here are some "Letter Clue Calculations" for you to solve:

1. O + E = T      2. R - W = T

3. O x O = T      4. R ÷ E = N


A Mathematics Lesson Starter Of The Day

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Can you find at least one solution for the following calculation? Each letter is one of the letters of a two or three digit number:

T + + S + E = I





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