# Money: Paying with Three Coins

In this worksheet, students must select the three coins which can be used to pay exactly for the given item.

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Money and its Value

Difficulty level:

### QUESTION 1 of 10

Look at this ruler, which costs £1.30 to buy.

Which three coins can be used to pay for it exactly?

We can use a £1 coin, a 20p coin and a 10p coin.

because £1 + 20p + 10p = £1.30

Notice that the point separates the pounds from the pence.

Look at this ruler, which costs 61p to buy.

Which three coins can be used to pay for it exactly?

£2

£1

50p

20p

10p

5p

2p

1p

Look at this pencil, which costs 72p to buy.

Which three coins can be used to pay for it exactly?

£2

£1

50p

20p

10p

5p

2p

1p

Look at this pen, which costs £3.10 to buy.

Which three coins can be used to pay for it exactly?

£1

50p

20p

10p

5p

2p

1p

£2

Look at this rubber, which costs 53p to buy.

Which three coins can be used to pay for it exactly?

£1

50p

20p

10p

5p

2p

1p

£2

Look at this pencil case, which costs £1.25 to buy.

Which three coins can be used to pay for it exactly?

£1

50p

20p

10p

5p

2p

1p

£2

Look at this flower, which costs 32p to buy.

Which three coins can be used to pay for it exactly?

£1

50p

20p

10p

5p

2p

1p

£2

Look at this lolly, which costs 17p to buy.

Which three coins can be used to pay for it exactly?

£1

50p

20p

10p

5p

2p

1p

£2

Look at these sweets, which cost 27p to buy.

Which three coins can be used to pay for it exactly?

£1

50p

20p

10p

5p

2p

1p

£2

Look at this plant, which costs £2.12 to buy.

Which three coins can be used to pay for it exactly?

£1

50p

20p

10p

5p

2p

1p

£2

Look at this tomato, which costs 65p to buy.

Which three coins can be used to pay for it exactly?

£1

50p

20p

10p

5p

2p

1p

£2

• Question 1

Look at this ruler, which costs 61p to buy.

Which three coins can be used to pay for it exactly?

50p
10p
1p
EDDIE SAYS
50 + 10 + 1 = 61
• Question 2

Look at this pencil, which costs 72p to buy.

Which three coins can be used to pay for it exactly?

50p
20p
2p
EDDIE SAYS
50 + 20 + 2 = 72
• Question 3

Look at this pen, which costs £3.10 to buy.

Which three coins can be used to pay for it exactly?

£1
10p
£2
EDDIE SAYS
£2 + £1 + 10p = £3.10 which we read as three pounds ten.
Notice that the point separates the pounds from the pence.
• Question 4

Look at this rubber, which costs 53p to buy.

Which three coins can be used to pay for it exactly?

50p
2p
1p
EDDIE SAYS
50 + 2 + 1 = 53
• Question 5

Look at this pencil case, which costs £1.25 to buy.

Which three coins can be used to pay for it exactly?

£1
20p
5p
EDDIE SAYS
£1 + 20p + 5p = £1.25 which we read as one pound twenty-five.
Notice that the point separates the pounds from the pence.
• Question 6

Look at this flower, which costs 32p to buy.

Which three coins can be used to pay for it exactly?

20p
10p
2p
EDDIE SAYS
20 + 10 + 2 = 32
• Question 7

Look at this lolly, which costs 17p to buy.

Which three coins can be used to pay for it exactly?

10p
5p
2p
EDDIE SAYS
10 + 5 + 2 = 17
• Question 8

Look at these sweets, which cost 27p to buy.

Which three coins can be used to pay for it exactly?

20p
5p
2p
EDDIE SAYS
20 + 5 + 2 = 27
• Question 9

Look at this plant, which costs £2.12 to buy.

Which three coins can be used to pay for it exactly?

10p
2p
£2
EDDIE SAYS
£2 + 10p + 2p = £2.12 which we read as two pounds twelve.
Notice that the point separates the pounds from the pence.
• Question 10

Look at this tomato, which costs 65p to buy.

Which three coins can be used to pay for it exactly?

50p
10p
5p
EDDIE SAYS
50 + 10 + 5 = 65
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