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Converting Money Values

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Aligned To Common Core Standard:

Grade 2 Measurement - 2.MD.C.8

How to Quickly Make Change - After purchasing at a grocery store, when the clerk hands over the change and sale receipt to you at the checkout, it is really difficult to count back the change. Since checkouts are usually crowded, and there is a long queue waiting before you to check out, it is really difficult to count the change quickly. But in a customer's case, this process has to be done once as a customer have to count their change only. In a clerk's case, this is something repetitive. A clerk probably has to count change hundreds of times in a day. So, how to count back change quickly? At first, it can be a bit difficult, but like other mathematical techniques, it can be sped up with practice. That is why cashiers and clerks are very fast at counting back change. Secondly, a clerk should take a look at the cash register, where the amount of change is displayed. By looking at it, they can save the time of calculation and count the change. Also, to avoid subtraction in case if the cash register doesn't display the change back amount, a clerk should count to the amount the customer has given them. For example, if the bill is $39.50, and the customer gives the clerk a 50, all the clerk has to do is count from 39.50 to 50. These are a few helpful tips on counting the change quickly that can save you some time in such situations. These worksheets and lessons will help students learn to convert values from dollars to cents and back again.

Printable Worksheets And Lessons

Homework Sheets

Cents can make dollars and dollars do make cents. A riddle must start like that somewhere?

  • Homework 1 - We have to convert a dollar value to cents. As we know that 1 dollar is equals to 100 cents.
  • Homework 2 - Diana has 90 cents that she wants to exchange for dimes. How many dimes will she receive?
  • Homework 3 - John had purchased a bike for $950 and he sells the bike for $650. How much did he lose?

Practice Worksheets

Read all of these carefully and make sure you know what they are asking for.

  • Practice 1 - Ailsa has 70 dimes. She purchases a toy that costs 130 cents. How many dimes did she get back from the shopkeeper?
  • Practice 2 - Lily wants to convert $350 into cents. How many cents are there in $350?
  • Practice 3 - Emma donated 500 cents and Linden donated $70. How many dollars did they donate in total?

Math Skill Quizzes

You will find some larger numbers at the end of these pages.

  • Quiz 1 - Kitty has 16 quarters she purchased a dress that is worth 275 cents, how many quarters does she need to pay?
  • Quiz 2 - 7 friends go to watch a movie. Each ticket cost is 780 cents. What is the total dollar value of all the tickets?
  • Quiz 3 - What is the value of 140 cents in nickels?