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Counting Cash: Change from £5, £10 and £20 (1)

In this worksheet, students calculate the change given when paying for items with a £5, £10 or £20 note.

'Counting Cash: Change from £5, £10 and £20 (1)' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:  Add/Subtract Money

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, you must find the total spent and then use the shopkeeper's method to work out the change by "counting on".

 

Example

I have a £10 note and spend £7.43 on a CD. How much change will I get?

 

Answer

Using the diagram, we count on to convenient amounts of money.  

 

 

Add the red amounts to get the total change of    £2.57

I have a £10 note and spend £7.53 on a CD. 

How much change will I get in pounds?

Just write the number.

I have a £10 note and spend £2.53 on some drinks.

How much change will I get in pounds?

Just write the number.

I have a £5 note and spend £2.53 on some drinks.

How much change will I get in pounds?

Just write the number.

I have a £5 note and spend £2.68 on some drinks.

How much change will I get in pounds?

Just write the number.

I have a £5 note and spend £1.29 on some crisps.

How much change will I get in pounds?

Just write the number.

I have a £20 note and spend £1.29 on some crisps.

How much change will I get in pounds?

Just write the number.

I have a £20 note and spend £11.09 on some clothes.

How much change will I get in pounds?

Just write the number.

I have a £20 note and spend £15.99 on some clothes.

How much change will I get in pounds?

Just write the number.

I have a £10 note and spend £2.95 on some fruit.

How much change will I get in pounds?

Just write the number.

I have a £10 note and spend £3.33 on some fruit.

How much change will I get in pounds?

Just write the number.

  • Question 1

I have a £10 note and spend £7.53 on a CD. 

How much change will I get in pounds?

Just write the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
2.47
EDDIE SAYS
Counting on we say...
£7.53...+7p...£7.60...+40p...£8.00...+£2...£10
  • Question 2

I have a £10 note and spend £2.53 on some drinks.

How much change will I get in pounds?

Just write the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
7.47
EDDIE SAYS
Counting on we say...
£2.53...+7p...£2.60...+40p...£3.00...+£7...£10
  • Question 3

I have a £5 note and spend £2.53 on some drinks.

How much change will I get in pounds?

Just write the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
2.47
EDDIE SAYS
Counting on we say...
£2.53...+7p...£2.60...+40p...£3.00...+£2...£5
  • Question 4

I have a £5 note and spend £2.68 on some drinks.

How much change will I get in pounds?

Just write the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
2.32
EDDIE SAYS
Counting on we say...
£2.68...+2p...£2.70...+30p...£3.00...+£2...£5
  • Question 5

I have a £5 note and spend £1.29 on some crisps.

How much change will I get in pounds?

Just write the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
3.71
EDDIE SAYS
Counting on we say...
£1.29...+1p...£1.30...+70p...£2.00...+£3...£5
  • Question 6

I have a £20 note and spend £1.29 on some crisps.

How much change will I get in pounds?

Just write the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
18.71
EDDIE SAYS
Counting on we say...
£1.29...+1p...£1.30...+70p...£2.00...+£18...£20
  • Question 7

I have a £20 note and spend £11.09 on some clothes.

How much change will I get in pounds?

Just write the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
8.91
EDDIE SAYS
Counting on we say...
£11.09...+1p...£11.10...+90p...£12.00...+£8...£20
  • Question 8

I have a £20 note and spend £15.99 on some clothes.

How much change will I get in pounds?

Just write the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
4.01
EDDIE SAYS
Counting on we say...
£15.99...+1p...£16.00...+£4...£20
  • Question 9

I have a £10 note and spend £2.95 on some fruit.

How much change will I get in pounds?

Just write the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
7.05
EDDIE SAYS
Counting on we say...
£2.95...+5p...£3.00...+£7...£10
  • Question 10

I have a £10 note and spend £3.33 on some fruit.

How much change will I get in pounds?

Just write the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
6.67
EDDIE SAYS
Counting on we say...
£3.33...+7p...£3.40...+60p...£4.00...+£6...£10
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