Twelve is the largest number that is only one syllable long.
“Twenty-four” is three syllables, but so is “eight times three,” which is also equal to twenty-four.
- What is the greatest value expression or number you can write with five syllables?
- What is the smallest value you can create with five syllables?
- Can you create an expression whose value is equal to its number of syllables (“one plus two” is equal to three and it is three syllables long).