# Use and explain the most efficient strategies when adding quantities of money

I can use and explain the most efficient strategies when adding quantities of money

# Use and explain the most efficient strategies when adding quantities of money

I can use and explain the most efficient strategies when adding quantities of money

## Slide deck

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

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

### Common misconception

When using column addition with regrouping, pupils put the regrouped digits in the wrong order.

Part of the first lesson cycle includes an example of a pupil getting it wrong, as well as the correct way to show the calculation.

### Keywords

Addend - An addend is a number added to another.

Altogether - The word altogether is another way of saying total.

Regroup - The process of unitising and exchanging between place values is known as regrouping.

### Licence

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## Video

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## Worksheet

## Starter quiz

### 6 Questions

a number added to another number

another way of saying 'in total'

the process of unitising and exchanging between place values

the result of adding two or more numbers

## Exit quiz

### 6 Questions

compensating

rounding and adjusting

partitioning