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

Q 2: I want to buy a drink at the movies. It will cost 95. I have 1 quarter, 5 dimes, and a nickel. Do I have enough money?
Yes, just enough
No, not enough
Yes, more than enough

Q 3: Fish A weighs 15 pounds. He swallows Fish C. Fish C weighs 3 pounds. How much does Fish A weigh now?
60 pounds
153 pounds
18 pounds

Q 4: Fish M weighs 95 pounds. Fish Z weighs 10 pounds. If Fish M swallows Fish Z, how much will he weigh?
105 pounds
9510 pounds
10 pounds

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

Q 6: How much is 4 dimes, 3 nickels, and 4 pennies?
59 cents
69 cents
49 cents

Q 7: How much is 3 dimes and 3 nickels?
35 cents
45 cents
60 cents

Q 8: How much is 6 dimes, 5 nickels, and 2 pennies
82 cents
87 cents
97 cents

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