# Solve a range of problems, including finding change

I can use efficient and reliable strategies to solve problems involving money, including finding change.

# Solve a range of problems, including finding change

I can use efficient and reliable strategies to solve problems involving money, including finding change.

## Slide deck

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

- Informal calculation strategies such as rounding and compensating can be applied to calculating with money.
- 'Same sum' and 'Same difference' can be applied to calculating with money.
- Column addition and subtraction can be used to calculate with money but is not always the most efficient strategy.

### Common misconception

Pupils can sometimes see words like 'altogether' in a problem and assume it is an addition problem.

Provide lots of examples of contextualised problems and focus on mathematical language, including where it might be misleading.

### Keywords

Representation - A representation is a way of showing a mathematical idea. Concrete objects, pictures and symbols can all be used to represent mathematics.

### 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).

## Video

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## Worksheet

## Starter quiz

### 6 Questions

minuend

subtrahend

difference

## Exit quiz

### 6 Questions

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minuend

subtrahend

difference