Word of the day #50: Xu

Word of the Day is designed to help children learn how to use a dictionary, whilst simultaneously expanding their vocabulary. Today’s Word of the Day begins with the letter ‘X’. The word is: Xu.

Xu

n 1 an aluminum coin and monetary unit of Vietnam, worth 100th part of a dong.

Vietnamese coins

The Dong is one of the least valued currency units at the moment. Using different currencies and their exchange rates is a good way of exercising mental arithmetic skills. There are lots of activities to help stimulate children in How to be Brilliant at Mental Arithmetic by Brilliant Publications.

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