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Count Coins to Pay for Items

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

'Count Coins to Pay for Items' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Year:  Year 2 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Combinations of Coins

Popular topics:   Money worksheets

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Worksheet Overview

In this activity, we will work out exact ways to pay for items.


You need to be able to recognise the following British coins.

You also need to know how much each coin is worth.


1 p     


2 p      



5 p    



10 p 



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.





Some Possible Answers

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


2p,2p, 1p


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