# Calculate the total value of the coins in a set of 5 p coins

I can skip count in fives to find the value of a set of 5 p coins.

# Calculate the total value of the coins in a set of 5 p coins

I can skip count in fives to find the value of a set of 5 p coins.

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## Lesson details

### Key learning points

- A five-spot token can be used to represent one 5 p coin and has the same value as five pennies.
- The total value of set of 5 p coins can be found by skip counting in fives.
- We can check we have counted accurately by counting backwards.
- Skip counting in fives can only be used to count the complete set, if all the coins are 5 p coins.

### Common misconception

Children may not fully understand the concept of unitising and may confuse the number of coins with the total value. They may also count sets of coins containing 5 p coins and other coins in fives.

Use pre-money tokens with five spots alongside 5 p coins to start with to deepen the understanding of one coin representing a value of 5 Discuss deliberate errors, articulating thinking around why these cannot be correct.

### Keywords

Five-pence coins - A five-pence coin is a unit of money used in the UK. It has the same value as five one-pence coins.

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

5 p - The value represented by five one-pence coins or one five-pence coin.

Fives - Another name for the multiples of five.

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### 6 Questions

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