How to solve problems involving money, paying for goods, counting coins and receiving change. At a launderette, Bernie doesn't have 10p to pay for washing powder. How is she going to pay? How many cups of washing powder will she get? Will she get any change?

First broadcast:
2 November 2000

After watching this clip, it would be beneficial to demonstrate how to record each step of the problem in writing. Pupils could visit the local supermarket to research the price of various items. On their return, they could be asked how many of each item they could buy with different quantities of money. Pupils could also write problems for their peers based on the information they derived from the supermarket.