## Comparing Values of Money

#### Aligned To Common Core Standard:

**Grade 2 Measurement** - 2.MD.C.8

How to Compare Values of Money - Determining the value/amount of money is gaining recognition around the world. This is due to the fact that the time value of money is becoming a real thing to measure. Comparison is a common concept in mathematics. It calls for analyzing two different or varying concepts, variables, relationships as well as values to find out which one stands out or hold more weightage. But in mathematics, it is not about figuring out which one holds importance; it is more about finding out the right answer to particular question. The concept of money in mathematics calls for comparing the value/ amount of money. Let's learn how we can do compare the value of money quickly. 1. The first rule is to clearly understand that the greater and lesser amount. One should have clear concepts about the number place system. 2. Use greater than or less than signs between two values of money. 3. Compare the value of money you have with the amount of money your friend has. 4. Count carefully and then determine which set has a greater or lesser amount of money. This series of worksheets and lessons will show students how to compare values of U.S. coins and dollars.

### Printable Worksheets And Lessons

- Comparing Money in Your Pocket Lesson- We look and Louis's and Silva's pocket and decide who is richer.
- Guided Lesson - A visual method for comparing money coming in versus money going out.
- Guided Lesson Explanation - Label the values of each coin is a great habit to get into.
- Make Perfect Change Practice - This reminds me of my first job as a cashier. This is real world stuff!
- Calculating Spending and Saving 1 - This is some what of an unorganized flow chart that you need to bring order to.

#### Comparisons Between Values Practice Sheets

We give you several sets of values to compare from many different angles.

- Independent Practice 1 - Two friends went to watch a movie in the theatre. Use <, > or = symbols to compare the money in their wallets.
- Independent Practice 2 - We need to use the chart below to determine the value of each coin.

#### Real World Applications Worksheets

Ever use money to buy something or sell something? Here are some exercises similar to what you will find as a reality.

- Buying Items (Bills and Coins) 1 - Use fewest number of bills and coins to buy each item.
- Buying Items (Bills and Coins) 2 - Count the coins first.
- Buying Items with Coins 3 - Focus on the value of each coin.
- Buying Items with Coins 4 - At the end, add up all the coins that you have saved in your bank and record it on the line.
- Spending and Saving 2 - Do you ever get money as a gift, or find some on the ground, or give it to your friend, or spend some to buy something?
- Perfect Change 2 - Follow the path of the coins. If it says SAVE, then insert the coin in your bank and if it says SPEND then deduct that coin from your bank.