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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 are 5 pennies worth?
8 cents
3 cents
5 cents

Q 2: 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.
140 cents
$.80
$1.32
$1.45

Q 3: How much are 2 nickels worth?
7 cents
2 cents
10 cents

Q 4: How much is 3 quarters?
70 cents
85 cents
75 cents

Q 5: How much is 2 dimes, 2 nickels, and 3 pennies?
33 cents
53 cents
43 cents

Q 6: How much is a nickel worth?
5 cents
3 cents
10 cents

Q 7: How much is a quarter worth?
25 cents
10 cents
9 cents

Q 8: At a museum gift shop, Tricia bought a poster for $6.47. Her friend, Joanie bought a necklace for $4.29. How much more did Tricia spend than Joanie?
$2.96
$2.97
$2.18
$2.95

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