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Calculating change from a five pound note

Calculating change from a five pound note
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Key Info
  • Calculating change from a five pound note
  • Duration: 00:30
  • How to calculate the change due from a five pound note when buying a train ticket. The ticket costs £2.20 and a five pound note is paid into the ticket machine. The machine rapidly calculates the change due and £2.80 is returned to the traveller.
  • Subject:

    Maths

       Topic:

    Money: Finding Change

  • Keywords: note, pounds, pence, cost, change, five pound
Ideas for use in class
  • A good example of getting change from £5. This could be used as part of an introductory session before the students are asked to solve similar problems of giving change from £5.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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