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Counting Cash: Giving Change from 50p

In this worksheet, students calculate their change from a mixture of coins when they buy something using a 50p coin.

'Counting Cash: Giving Change from 50p' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Add/Subtract Money

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

This worksheet is about giving change when buying items with a 50p coin.

 

Example

 

I pay for this item with a 50p coin.

  

 
Ice Cream costs 43p

 

Which two coins could I be given as change?

 

Coins available:

1p 2p 5p 10p 20p 50p

 

 

Answer

50p − 43p = 7p

 

 

  2p       5p

I pay for this item with a 50p coin.

  

Biscuits costs 45p

 

Which one coin could I be given as change?

 

Coins available:

1p 2p 5p 10p 20p 50p
5p

2p

1p

10p

I pay for this item with a 50p coin.

  

 
Apples costs 27p

 

Which three coins could I be given as change?

 

Coins available:

1p 2p 5p 10p 20p 50p
10p; 10p; 10p

10p; 10p; 5p; 1p

5p; 10p; 5p; 5p

20p; 2p; 1p

 I pay for this item with a 50p coin.

  

  
A peach costs 14p

 

Which four coins could I be given as change?

 

Coins available:

1p 2p 5p 10p 20p 50p
10p; 10p; 10p, 6p

10p; 10p; 5p; 1p

20p; 5p; 1p;10p

10p; 5p; 2p, 1p

I pay for this item with a 50p coin.

  

   
Toy costs 38p

 

Which two coins could I be given as change?

 

Coins available:

1p 2p 5p 10p 20p 50p
10p; 2p

10p; 1p; 1p

5p; 1p; 1p; 1p

20p; 1p

I pay for this item with a 50p coin.

  

    
Cakes costs 44p

 

Which two coins could I be given as change?

 

Coins available:

1p 2p 5p 10p 20p 50p
1p; 5p

2p; 5p; 1p;2p

2p; 2p; 2p

2p; 5p

I pay for this item with a 50p coin.

  

     
Cone costs 25p

 

Which three coins could I be given as change?

 

Coins available:

1p 2p 5p 10p 20p 50p
10p; 10p; 10p

10p; 10p; 5p

5p; 10p; 5p; 5p

10p; 10p; 2p

I pay for this item with a 50p coin.

  

      
Box of candy costs 42p

 

Which four coins could I be given as change?

 

Coins available:

1p 2p 5p 10p 20p 50p
2p; 2p; 2p; 2p

2p; 5p; 1p

5p; 1p; 1p; 1p

10p; 2p; 5p

I pay for this item with a 50p coin.

  

  
Two peaches costs 40p

 

In which ways could I be given as change?

 

Coins available:

1p 2p 5p 10p 20p 50p
10p; 10p; 10p

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

5p; 5p

10p

I pay for this item with a 50p coin.

  

   
Toy costs 48p

 

Which one coin could I be given as change?

 

Coins available:

1p 2p 5p 10p 20p 50p
2p

1p

5p;

1p; 1p

I pay for this item with a 50p coin.

 

 
Two apples costs 48p

  

Which two coins could I be given as change?

 

Coins available:

1p 2p 5p 10p 20p 50p
1p; 5p

1p; 1p

1p

5p

  • Question 1

I pay for this item with a 50p coin.

  

Biscuits costs 45p

 

Which one coin could I be given as change?

 

Coins available:

1p 2p 5p 10p 20p 50p
CORRECT ANSWER
5p
EDDIE SAYS

50p - 45p = 5p

  • Question 2

I pay for this item with a 50p coin.

  

 
Apples costs 27p

 

Which three coins could I be given as change?

 

Coins available:

1p 2p 5p 10p 20p 50p
CORRECT ANSWER
20p; 2p; 1p
EDDIE SAYS

50p - 27p = 23p

23p = 20p + 2p + 1p

  • Question 3

 I pay for this item with a 50p coin.

  

  
A peach costs 14p

 

Which four coins could I be given as change?

 

Coins available:

1p 2p 5p 10p 20p 50p
CORRECT ANSWER
20p; 5p; 1p;10p
EDDIE SAYS

50p - 14p = 36p

36p = 20p + 10p + 5p + 1p

  • Question 4

I pay for this item with a 50p coin.

  

   
Toy costs 38p

 

Which two coins could I be given as change?

 

Coins available:

1p 2p 5p 10p 20p 50p
CORRECT ANSWER
10p; 2p
EDDIE SAYS

50p - 38p = 12p

12p = 10p + 2p

  • Question 5

I pay for this item with a 50p coin.

  

    
Cakes costs 44p

 

Which two coins could I be given as change?

 

Coins available:

1p 2p 5p 10p 20p 50p
CORRECT ANSWER
1p; 5p
EDDIE SAYS

50p - 44p = 6p

6p = 5p + 1p

  • Question 6

I pay for this item with a 50p coin.

  

     
Cone costs 25p

 

Which three coins could I be given as change?

 

Coins available:

1p 2p 5p 10p 20p 50p
CORRECT ANSWER
10p; 10p; 5p
EDDIE SAYS

50p - 25p = 25p

25p = 10p + 10p + 5p

  • Question 7

I pay for this item with a 50p coin.

  

      
Box of candy costs 42p

 

Which four coins could I be given as change?

 

Coins available:

1p 2p 5p 10p 20p 50p
CORRECT ANSWER
2p; 2p; 2p; 2p
5p; 1p; 1p; 1p
EDDIE SAYS

50p - 42p = 8p

8p = 2p + 2p + 2p +2p or 5p + 1p + 1p + 1p

  • Question 8

I pay for this item with a 50p coin.

  

  
Two peaches costs 40p

 

In which ways could I be given as change?

 

Coins available:

1p 2p 5p 10p 20p 50p
CORRECT ANSWER
2p; 2p; 2p; 2p; 2p
5p; 5p
10p
EDDIE SAYS

50p - 40p = 10p

  • Question 9

I pay for this item with a 50p coin.

  

   
Toy costs 48p

 

Which one coin could I be given as change?

 

Coins available:

1p 2p 5p 10p 20p 50p
CORRECT ANSWER
2p
EDDIE SAYS

50p - 48p = 2p

  • Question 10

I pay for this item with a 50p coin.

 

 
Two apples costs 48p

  

Which two coins could I be given as change?

 

Coins available:

1p 2p 5p 10p 20p 50p
CORRECT ANSWER
1p; 1p
EDDIE SAYS

50p - 48p = 2p

2p = 1p + 1p

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