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Counting Cash: Paying for Items

In this worksheet, students choose the correct ways of paying for items exactly with a variety of coins.

'Counting Cash: Paying for Items' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:  Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:  Use Combinations of Coins

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, you must work out exact ways to pay for items.

 

You should be able to recognise the following British coins.

You should know how much each coin is worth.

 

1 p     

 

2 p      

 

 

5 p    

 

 

10 p 

 

Example

Use any number of these coins to pay for the item shown.

 

1p 2p 5p 10p

 

 

 

 

 

Choose the correct ways to pay for this item.

 

5p

Can

 

Some Possible Answers

There are lots of ways of paying for this can, but here are some examples.

 

5p
2p,2p, 1p
1p,1p,1p,1p,1p

Choose the correct ways to pay for this item.

Use these coins.

 

1p 2p 5p 10p

 

25p
Jelly
10p; 10p; 5p

5p; 10p; 5p; 5p

10p; 10p; 5p; 1p

10p; 10p; 10p

Choose the correct ways to pay for this item.

Use these coins.

 

1p 2p 5p 10p

 

 

 

 

 

 

18p
Book
10p; 5p; 2p; 1p

5p; 10p; 5p; 5p

10p; 10p; 5p; 1p

10p; 10p; 10p

Choose the correct ways to pay for this item.

Use these coins.

 

1p 2p 5p 10p

 

 

 

 

 

17p
Chips
10p; 5p; 2p

10p; 5p; 1p; 1p

10p; 10p; 5p; 1p

10p; 10p; 10p

Choose the correct ways to pay for this item.

Use these coins.

 

1p 2p 5p 10p

 

 

 

 

 

 

8p
Pen
2p; 1p; 5p

5p; 1p; 1p; 1p

10p; 10p; 5p; 1p

10p; 10p; 10p

Choose the correct ways to pay for this item.

Use these coins.

 

1p 2p 5p 10p

 

 

 

 

 

 

20p
Can
10p; 10p

5p; 5p; 5p; 5p

10p; 2p; 5p; 1p; 2p

10p; 10p; 10p

Choose the correct ways to pay for this item.

Use these coins.

 

1p 2p 5p 10p

 

 

 

 

 

 

25p
Ice Cream
10p; 10p; 5p

5p; 10p; 5p; 5p

10p; 10p; 2p; 1p

10p; 10p; 2p; 2p; 1p

Choose the correct ways to pay for this item.

Use these coins.

 

1p 2p 5p 10p

 

 

 

 

 

 

17p
Crisps
10p; 2p; 5p

5p; 2p; 5p; 5p

5p; 10p; 1p; 1p

10p; 10p; 10p

Choose the correct ways to pay for this item.

Use these coins.

 

1p 2p 5p 10p

 

 

 

 

 

 

20p
Book
10p; 5p; 2p; 2p; 1p

5p; 5p; 10p

2p; 2p; 2p; 2p; 2p

10p; 10p; 5p

Choose the correct ways to pay for this item.

Use these coins.

 

1p 2p 5p 10p

 

 

 

 

 

 

15p
Chips
10p; 2p

5p; 5p; 5p

10p; 10p; 5p; 1p

10p; 5p

Choose the correct ways to pay for this item.

Use these coins.

 

1p 2p 5p 10p

 

 

 

 

 

 

24p
Jelly
10p; 10p; 2p

5p; 10p; 5p; 2p; 2p

10p; 5p; 5p; 1p; 1p; 2p

10p; 10p; 5p

  • Question 1

Choose the correct ways to pay for this item.

Use these coins.

 

1p 2p 5p 10p

 

25p
Jelly
CORRECT ANSWER
10p; 10p; 5p
5p; 10p; 5p; 5p
EDDIE SAYS
10 + 10 + 5 = 25
5 + 10 + 5 + 5 = 25
10 + 10 + 5 + 1 = 26
10 + 10 + 10 = 30
  • Question 2

Choose the correct ways to pay for this item.

Use these coins.

 

1p 2p 5p 10p

 

 

 

 

 

 

18p
Book
CORRECT ANSWER
10p; 5p; 2p; 1p
EDDIE SAYS
10 + 5 + 2 + 1 = 18
5 + 10 + 5 + 5 = 25
10 + 10 + 5 + 1 = 26
10 + 10 + 10 = 30
  • Question 3

Choose the correct ways to pay for this item.

Use these coins.

 

1p 2p 5p 10p

 

 

 

 

 

17p
Chips
CORRECT ANSWER
10p; 5p; 2p
10p; 5p; 1p; 1p
EDDIE SAYS
10 + 5 + 2 = 17
10 + 5 + 1 + 1 = 17
10 + 10 + 5 + 1 = 26
10 + 10 + 10 = 30
  • Question 4

Choose the correct ways to pay for this item.

Use these coins.

 

1p 2p 5p 10p

 

 

 

 

 

 

8p
Pen
CORRECT ANSWER
2p; 1p; 5p
5p; 1p; 1p; 1p
EDDIE SAYS
2 + 1 + 5 = 8
5 + 1 + 1 + 1 = 8
10 + 10 + 5 + 1 = 26
10 + 10 + 10 = 30
  • Question 5

Choose the correct ways to pay for this item.

Use these coins.

 

1p 2p 5p 10p

 

 

 

 

 

 

20p
Can
CORRECT ANSWER
10p; 10p
5p; 5p; 5p; 5p
10p; 2p; 5p; 1p; 2p
EDDIE SAYS
10 + 10 = 20
5 + 5 + 5 + 5 = 20
10 + 2 + 5 + 1 + 2 = 20
10 + 10 + 10 = 30
  • Question 6

Choose the correct ways to pay for this item.

Use these coins.

 

1p 2p 5p 10p

 

 

 

 

 

 

25p
Ice Cream
CORRECT ANSWER
10p; 10p; 5p
5p; 10p; 5p; 5p
10p; 10p; 2p; 2p; 1p
EDDIE SAYS
10 + 10 + 5 = 25
5 + 10 + 5 + 5 = 25
10 + 10 + 2 + 1 = 23
10 + 10 + 2 + 2 + 1 = 25
  • Question 7

Choose the correct ways to pay for this item.

Use these coins.

 

1p 2p 5p 10p

 

 

 

 

 

 

17p
Crisps
CORRECT ANSWER
10p; 2p; 5p
5p; 2p; 5p; 5p
5p; 10p; 1p; 1p
EDDIE SAYS
10 + 2 + 5 = 17
5 + 2 + 5 + 5 = 17
5 + 10 + 1 + 1 = 17
10 + 10 + 10 = 30
  • Question 8

Choose the correct ways to pay for this item.

Use these coins.

 

1p 2p 5p 10p

 

 

 

 

 

 

20p
Book
CORRECT ANSWER
10p; 5p; 2p; 2p; 1p
5p; 5p; 10p
EDDIE SAYS
10 + 5 + 2 + 2 + 1 = 20
5 + 5 + 10 = 20
2 + 2 + 2 + 2 + 2 = 10
10 + 10 + 5 = 25
  • Question 9

Choose the correct ways to pay for this item.

Use these coins.

 

1p 2p 5p 10p

 

 

 

 

 

 

15p
Chips
CORRECT ANSWER
5p; 5p; 5p
10p; 5p
EDDIE SAYS
10 + 2 = 12
5 + 5 + 5 = 15
10 + 10 + 5 + 1 = 26
10 + 5 = 15
  • Question 10

Choose the correct ways to pay for this item.

Use these coins.

 

1p 2p 5p 10p

 

 

 

 

 

 

24p
Jelly
CORRECT ANSWER
5p; 10p; 5p; 2p; 2p
10p; 5p; 5p; 1p; 1p; 2p
EDDIE SAYS
10 + 10 + 2 = 22
5 + 10 + 5 + 2 + 2 = 24
10 + 5 + 5 + 1 + 1 + 2 = 24
10 + 10 + 5 = 25
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