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Work Out Change

In this worksheet, students will work out the change given when buying small quantities of items.

'Work Out Change' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 3 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Add/Subtract Money

Popular topics:   Money worksheets, Counting worksheets

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Worksheet Overview

This activity is about working out change when you pay with coins.


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I give 50p to a shopkeeper.

How much change would I get if I buy three pens for 5p each?


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Work out how much the pens cost:

3 × 5p = 15p

Then subtract this from the 50p you give the shopkeeper:

50p - 15p = 35p


Let's practise this in the questions so that you will know you're being given the correct change next time you go shopping!!


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