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Know Your Money: The Money Symbols (1)

In this worksheet, children must recognise and use the correct money symbols for pounds and pence.

'Know Your Money: The Money Symbols (1)' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Recognise Money Symbols

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

We use two different symbols to describe amounts of money.

We use p for pence and £ for pounds.

 

p goes after the number of pence.

£ goes before the number of pounds.

 

We never use £ and p together.

 

 

Examples

50 pence is written as 50p.

27 pence is written as 27p.

 

50 pounds is written as £50.

27 pounds is written as £27.

 

50 pounds and 27 pence is written as £50.27.

2 pounds and 5 pence is written as £2.05.

2 pounds and 50 pence is written as £2.50.

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