## A Maths Starter of The Day

 4 August 2024 Steven Jackson 109.00 4 August 2024 Timothy White 4475.00 4 August 2024 Dominic Harris 14147.00 4 August 2024 Sebastian Martin 4265741.00

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. £166.00 = One hundred and sixty six pounds only.

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£109.00 = One hundred and nine pounds only

£4475.00 = Four thousand, four hundred and seventy five pounds only

£14147.00 = Fourteen thousand, one hundred and forty seven pounds only

£4265741.00 = Four million, two hundred and sixty five thousand, seven hundred and forty one pounds only

Total = £4284472

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