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There are **24** NRICH Mathematical resources connected to **Money**, you may find related items under Measuring and calculating with units.

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### Fruity Pairs

Which two items of fruit could Kate and Sam choose? Can you order the prices from lowest to highest?

Age 5 to 7

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### Planning a School Trip

You are organising a school trip and you need to write a letter to parents to let them know about the day. Use the cards to gather all the information you need.

Age 7 to 11

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### How Much Did it Cost?

Use your logical-thinking skills to deduce how much Dan's crisps and ice-cream cost altogether.

Age 7 to 11

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### The Legacy

Your school has been left a million pounds in the will of an ex- pupil. What model of investment and spending would you use in order to ensure the best return on the money?

Age 14 to 16

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### Plenty of Pens

Amy's mum had given her £2.50 to spend. She bought four times as many pens as pencils and was given 40p change. How many of each did she buy?

Age 7 to 11

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### Money Bags

Ram divided 15 pennies among four small bags. He could then pay any sum of money from 1p to 15p without opening any bag. How many pennies did Ram put in each bag?

Age 5 to 11

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### Oh for the Mathematics of Yesteryear

A garrison of 600 men has just enough bread ... but, with the news that the enemy was planning an attack... How many ounces of bread a day must each man in the garrison be allowed, to hold out 45 days against the siege of the enemy?

Age 11 to 14

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### The Puzzling Sweet Shop

There were chews for 2p, mini eggs for 3p, Chocko bars for 5p and lollypops for 7p in the sweet shop. What could each of the children buy with their money?

Age 5 to 11

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### Buying a Balloon

Lolla bought a balloon at the circus. She gave the clown six coins to pay for it. What could Lolla have paid for the balloon?

Age 7 to 11

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### Five Coins

Ben has five coins in his pocket. How much money might he have?

Age 5 to 11

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### Charitable Pennies

Investigate the different ways that fifteen schools could have given money in a charity fundraiser.

Age 7 to 14

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### Money Line-up

In this game for two players, the aim is to make a row of four coins which total one dollar.

Age 5 to 7

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### Coins (2)

What is the smallest number of coins needed to make up 12 dollars and 83 cents?

Age 7 to 11

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### 2010: A Year of Investigations

This article for teachers suggests ideas for activities built around 10 and 2010.

Age 5 to 14

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### Five More Coins

Could Ben have any amount of money between 5p and £2 in his pocket if he has five coins?

Age 7 to 11

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### The Money Maze

Go through the maze, collecting and losing your money as you go. Which route gives you the highest return? And the lowest?

Age 7 to 11

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### History of Money

If you would like a new CD you would probably go into a shop and buy one using coins or notes. (You might need to do a bit of saving first!) However, this way of paying for the things you want did not always exist. Find out more ...

Age 5 to 14

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### Money Problems?

Marion Bond investigates the skills needed in order for children to understand money.

Age 5 to 7

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### Chocoholics

George and Jim want to buy a chocolate bar. George needs 2p more and Jim need 50p more to buy it. How much is the chocolate bar?

Age 7 to 11

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### Roasting Old Chestnuts 4

For teachers. Yet more school maths from long ago-interest and percentages.

Age 11 to 16

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### Penta Post

Here are the prices for 1st and 2nd class mail within the UK. You have an unlimited number of each of these stamps. Which stamps would you need to post a parcel weighing 825g?

Age 7 to 11

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### Thirty Nine, Seventy Five

We have exactly 100 coins. There are five different values of coins. We have decided to buy a piece of computer software for 39.75. We have the correct money, not a penny more, not a penny less! Can you discover what the five different types of coins are worth and how many of each we have saved?

Age 11 to 14

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### Christmas Shopping

Vera is shopping at a market with these coins in her purse. Which things could she give exactly the right amount for?

Age 7 to 11

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