# Christmas Calculations

Christmas Calculations
Name: ____________________________ Class: __________________ To find the answer to these questions, work out the answer to these sums on a calculator, then turn the calculator upside down to read the answer! For example if the answer is 4506, turn it the other way up and you’ll see the word GOSH (well, you’ll actually see... gOSh).

If the answer is 57718, turn it the other way up and you’ll see the word BILLS.

Questions 1. Why does Santa have a garden? So he can ho, ho, ___ 2. Christmas is coming, the ______ is getting fat. 3. Santa travels all round this delivering presents. 4. What you’ll do when you look in your Christmas stocking. 5. What Santa feels as he dunks his feet in hot water. 6. What does Santa use to stop the reindeer squeaking? 7. These are attached to Rudolph’s reins.

Sums 14 x 21 + 10 185 x 189 + 41 199 x 191 + 67 517 x 728 + 240 213 x 259 + 11 19 x 37 + 7 199 x 290 + 28

8. On what does Santa travel round the world? 675 x 683 + 350 9. In what kind of house do Santa’s elves live? 707 x 708 + 205 10. Where can you read the story of the first Christmas? 191 x 198

CC, David Muir, December 2009

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