## A Maths Starter of The Day

 21 January 2022 Hunter Hernandez 140.00 21 January 2022 Jayden King 7133.00 21 January 2022 Juan Wright 18252.00 21 January 2022 Charles Lopez 3044275.00

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. £170.00 = One hundred and seventy pounds only.

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£140.00 = One hundred and forty pounds only

£7133.00 = Seven thousand, one hundred and thirty three pounds only

£18252.00 = Eighteen thousand, two hundred and fifty two pounds only

£3044275.00 = Three million, forty four thousand, two hundred and seventy five pounds only

Total = £3069800

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