# How can different coins and notes make the same total?

## Different notes and coins can make the same total

Money comes in lots of different **notes** and **coins**

Notes come in **£5**, **£10**, **£20** and **£50**. Some Scottish banks make **£100** notes too.

Coins come in **1p**,**2p**, **5p**, **10p**, **20p**, **50p**, **£1** and **£2**.

You can use different notes and coins to make the same amounts. The bigger the amount of money, the more ways there are to make it:

There is only **1 way** to make **1p**

- one
**1p**coin.

There are **2 ways** to make **2p**

- one
**2p**coin **1p**+**1p**

There are **4 ways** to make **5p**

- one
**5p**coin **2p**+**2p**+**1p****2p**+**1p**+**1p**+**1p****1p**+**1p**+**1p**+**1p**+**1p**

There are **11 ways** to make **10p**

- one
**10p**coin **5p**+**5p****5p**+**2p**+**2p**+**1p****5p**+**2p**+**1p**+**1p**+**1p****5p**+**1p**+**1p**+**1p**+**1p**+**1p****2p**+**2p**+**2p**+**2p**+**2p****2p**+**2p**+**2p**+**2p**+**1p**+**1p****2p**+**2p**+**2p**+**1p**+**1p**+**1p**+**1p****2p**+**2p**+**1p**+**1p**+**1p**+**1p**+**1p**+**1p****2p**+**1p**+**1p**+**1p**+**1p**+**1p**+**1p**+**1p**+**1p****1p**+**1p**+**1p**+**1p**+**1p**+**1p**+**1p**+**1p**+**1p**+**1p**

There are **41 ways** to make **20p** - too many to write here!

There are so many different ways of adding money that you can usually pick one that works best for you.