T.I.P.S.

  • Lightbulb Students must be able to count the amount of money or value in a collection of coins and bills. Students must be able to solve problems involving money.

Example

  • Monica’s grandpa told her she could have all the money in his pocket if she could tell him how much it was worth as shown below.
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    a) How much money did Grandpa have in his pocket?

    b) If Monica wanted to buy a book for $6.75, will Grandpa’s money be enough to buy it?
     
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  • Supporting Standard 

     
    3.4 Number and operations. The student applies mathematical process standards to develop and use strategies and methods for whole number computations in order to solve problems with efficiency and accuracy. The student is expected to:

    (C) determine the value of a collection of coins and bills

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