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CLIP 33

Mr Numbervator - adding coins

Mr Numbervator - adding coins
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Key Info
  • Mr Numbervator - adding coins
  • Duration: 02:17
  • A class of children are taking part in a game show called Numbervator. The presenter challenges a child to make 74p using just five of the coins. The solution is checked and displayed to the audience. Another child is then challenged to make £1.88 without repeating any coin value in the solution.
  • Subject:

    Maths

       Topic:

    Problem Solving: Money

  • Keywords: coins, money, pence, add, total, value
Ideas for use in class
  • Use this clip to show how to go about solving problems involving money. The children could then be challenged to work out what other amounts they could make with five coins. Alternatively, a class could be set the same problems as those in the clip before playing the clip to provide the solution.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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