# Find the most efficient way to make a given value

I can find the most efficient way to make a given value.

# Find the most efficient way to make a given value

I can find the most efficient way to make a given value.

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

- £2 coins, £5 notes, £10 notes and £20 notes can be used to pay for items in pounds.
- It is more efficient to pay for items using fewer coins or notes.
- When deciding how to pay efficiently, the tens and the ones in the price can be we can partitioned to help us.
- When making a given value, it is more efficient to use coins or notes with a greater value when you can.

### Common misconception

Because children are focusing their attention on the values of the coins, they may revert to inefficient strategies when adding coins.

Model and draw attention to efficient strategies for addition as coins and notes are added, such as the use of doubles, multiplication facts or strategies for adding more than two numbers.

### Keywords

Efficient - Not wasting time or effort. An efficient strategy is one we can carry out easily.

Value - Where referring to money, value refers to how much something is worth.

### Licence

This content is © Oak National Academy Limited (2024), licensed on Open Government Licence version 3.0 except where otherwise stated. See Oak's terms & conditions (Collection 2).

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## Starter quiz

### 6 Questions

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