## A Mathematics Lesson Starter Of The Day

Topics: Starter | Arithmetic | Investigations | Number

• Mrs. Babb, 3rd & 4th Period Classes, Woodruff High School, USA
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• When we pronounce number words we include the word "and" for the decimal, not between periods of numbers, like three hundred and four.
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• Mrs Babb, you can find more comments about the issue you have highlighted below the October 7th starter. It appears to be a British-English, American-English difference.
• Year 5, Cheveley Park, Durham
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• We found 4 (four), 9 (nine) and 18 (eighteen) worked, we challenge you to find more! Sincerely, Year 5.
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## Extension

In the game Scrabble, which number when played as a word is the same as its score?
Here is a list of the points available for the letter tiles:
(1 point)-A, E, l, O, U, L, N, S, T, R
(2 points)-D, G
(3 points)-B, C, M, P
(4 points)-F, H, V, W, Y
(5 points)-K
(8 points)-J, X
(10 points)-Q, Z

The answer to the Extension is 12.

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