## Serial Number Fun

There are lots of interesting facts and symbolism on **United States currency**. Oh I'm not going to bore you with all that stuff. But I am going to take advantage of some information that I know about *serial numbers* and have some fun with you... if you'll play along!

Just by forming a few simple math calculations, I'll be able to tell you what your serial number is. Don't believe me? Can __YOU__ figure it out (on your own)? Try it out!!! This won't help you with your **taxes** or your **investments**, but it could actually stimulate your brain. Consider yourself warned!

This will work on __any__ **US made money** - not just a *one dollar bill* as illustrated below. But since it's more likely that you'll have a **dollar** on you, take it out and look at the *serial number*. Disregard any letters that may be included - look solely at the numbers. You'll be asked to add pairs of numerals together and input your answers into the space provided.

**An example:**

The

**dollar bill**shown has numbers on it that correspond to each instruction. Instruction #1 says to enter the total of the first and second digits. The "1" on the

**dollar bill**(it's red with a black outline) points to the first two digits. You would add 0+3 and enter the total, which is 3, into the empty box to the left of instruction #1. Here are the answers that you should put for the dollar bill shown:

2. 3 + 7 = 10

3. 7 + 7 = 14

4. 7 + 9 = 16

5. 9 + 7 = 16

6. 7 + 1 = 8

7. 1 + 8 = 9

8. 3 + 8 = 11