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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

QUESTION 1 of 10

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.

Choose the correct way of writing:

 

30 pence

£30

30£

p30

30p

Choose the correct way of writing:

 

30 pounds

£30

30£

p30

30p

Choose the correct way of writing:

 

27 pounds

27£

27p

p27

£27

Choose the correct way of writing:

 

27 pence

27£

27p

p27

£27

Choose the correct way of writing:

 

3 pounds and 50 pence

3£ 50p

p3.50£

£3.50p

£3.50

Choose the correct way of writing:

 

5 pounds and 55 pence

£5.55

p5.55£

5.55p

£5.55p

Choose the correct way of writing:

 

1 pound and 20 pence

£1.20

p1.20£

1.20p

£1.20p

Choose the correct way of writing:

 

1 pound and 2 pence

£1.20

£1.02p

£1.02

£1.2

Choose the correct way of writing:

 

12 pounds and 5 pence

£12.5

£12.05

£12.5p

£12.05p

Choose the correct way of writing:

 

17 pounds and 7 pence

£17.7

£17.07p

£17.7p

£17.07

  • Question 1

Choose the correct way of writing:

 

30 pence

CORRECT ANSWER
30p
EDDIE SAYS
p goes after the number.
  • Question 2

Choose the correct way of writing:

 

30 pounds

CORRECT ANSWER
£30
EDDIE SAYS
£ goes before the number.
  • Question 3

Choose the correct way of writing:

 

27 pounds

CORRECT ANSWER
£27
EDDIE SAYS
£ goes before the number.
  • Question 4

Choose the correct way of writing:

 

27 pence

CORRECT ANSWER
27p
EDDIE SAYS
p goes after the number.
  • Question 5

Choose the correct way of writing:

 

3 pounds and 50 pence

CORRECT ANSWER
£3.50
EDDIE SAYS
£ goes before the number. Use a decimal point to separate the pounds and pence.
No symbol is needed for pence.
  • Question 6

Choose the correct way of writing:

 

5 pounds and 55 pence

CORRECT ANSWER
£5.55
EDDIE SAYS
£ goes before the number. Use a decimal point to separate the pounds and pence.
No symbol is needed for pence.
  • Question 7

Choose the correct way of writing:

 

1 pound and 20 pence

CORRECT ANSWER
£1.20
EDDIE SAYS
£ goes before the number. Use a decimal point to separate the pounds and pence.
No symbol is needed for pence.
  • Question 8

Choose the correct way of writing:

 

1 pound and 2 pence

CORRECT ANSWER
£1.02
EDDIE SAYS
£ goes before the number. Use a decimal point to separate the pounds and pence.
.02 is written for 2 pence.
No symbol is needed for pence.
  • Question 9

Choose the correct way of writing:

 

12 pounds and 5 pence

CORRECT ANSWER
£12.05
EDDIE SAYS
£ goes before the number. Use a decimal point to separate the pounds and pence.
.05 is written for 5 pence.
No symbol is needed for pence.
  • Question 10

Choose the correct way of writing:

 

17 pounds and 7 pence

CORRECT ANSWER
£17.07
EDDIE SAYS
£ goes before the number. Use a decimal point to separate the pounds and pence.
.07 is written for 7 pence.
No symbol is needed for pence.
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