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Counting Cash: Write the Amount in Pence

In this worksheet, students recognise and state how many pence in total in a given amount of pounds and pence.

'Counting Cash: Write the Amount in Pence' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Different Measures

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

To work out how many pence there are in a sum of money, we need to look at the number of pounds, 10 p coins and 1p coins.

Remember there are 100 p in a pound.

 

Example 1

How many pence are there in £2.46?

 

Answer

£2.46 is the same as 200 p + 40 p + 6 p = 246 p

1 pound1 pound

10 p10 p10 p10 p

1 p1 p1 p1 p1 p1 p

 

We can also find the result if we multiply £2.46 × 100 = 246 p

 

 

Example 2

How many pence are there in £26.52?

 

Answer 

£26.52 × 100 = 2652 p

(In the following questions, leave out the p in the answers)

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