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Grade 2 - Mathematics
3.9 Money Word Problems

Method:

  1. Read the question carefully.
  2. Count the number of quarters, dimes, nickles
  3. Add or subtract as per the question.

Example:
I have $45.50, I spend 50 cents. How much money do I have left?

100 cents = 1 dollar
Hence $45.50 = 45.50 * 100 cents
We subtract 50 cents that is spent
4550 - 50 = 4500 cents
Answer: $45


Directions: Answer the following questions. Also write at least ten examples of your own.
Q 1: How much is 6 dimes, 5 nickels, and 2 pennies
97 cents
82 cents
87 cents

Q 2: How much is 4 dimes, 3 nickels, and 4 pennies?
59 cents
49 cents
69 cents

Q 3: Lisa has $4.50. She bought a pencil sharpener for $2.30 and spiral notebook for 75 cents. How much money does she have left.
$.80
$1.32
$1.45
140 cents

Q 4: How much is 9 dimes and 4 pennies?
84 cents
94 cents
49 cents

Q 5: How much is 2 quarters, 1 dime, and a nickel?
65 cents
55 cents
60 cents

Q 6: How much is 1 nickel and 1 penny worth?
8 cents
3 cents
6 cents

Q 7: I have 80. I bought a flag for 55. How much money do I have left?
25
40
30
$1. 40

Q 8: I had a quarter, a dime, and a nickel to spend. I bought a candy bar for 20 cents. How much change did I get back?
30 cents
10 cents
20 cents
60 cents

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