Twitter-Length Task – Sound it Out

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).

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