# Find how many 2 p coins are needed to make a given value

I can find how many 2 p coins are needed to make a given value.

# Find how many 2 p coins are needed to make a given value

I can find how many 2 p coins are needed to make a given value.

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

- Skip counting can be used to work out how many 2 p coins are needed to make a given value.
- When you reach the value needed, you must stop counting.
- The number of 2 p coins needed will be less than the value of the item..
- Not all values can be made using only 2 p coins.

### Common misconception

Children may confuse the number of coins with their value, so count in ones, or revert to counting in ones. They may have difficulty counting on to reach a value when some coins are already present.

Present situations where both 2 p and 1 p coins are used to reach the same amount to stress the difference in value. Compare sets of 1 p and 2 p coins with sets of 2 p coins drawing attention to the importance of the value of each coin.

### Keywords

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

2 p - The value represented by two one-pence coins or one two-pence coins.

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

Twos - Another name for the multiples of two, or the even numbers.

### Licence

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