Yasin and Scarlett go into town to get some shopping for Yasin’s mum. They will need to be able to add different prices in order to work out the total cost.
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Discussion points for teachers
1. How much will they cost altogether?
Discuss strategies for adding three 1-digit numbers.
2. How much will it cost altogether?
Discuss strategies for adding two 2-digit numbers.
Total: £2 and 34p
3. What could they have chosen?
Discuss different combinations that total 86p. This question is more open-ended for children to explore.
Various answers, for example: a tub of ice cream and a pink ice lolly (2 and 5); 2 pink ice cream cornets (3), a blue ice cream cornet and an orange ice lolly (1 and 4)
4. Is he correct?
Discuss strategies for counting how much money Yasin has and for adding 35p + 35p.
Yes, he is correct. He has 70p which is equal to 35p + 35p.
National Curriculum Objectives
Mathematics Year 2: (2M3a) Recognise and use symbols for pounds (£) and pence (p); combine amounts to make a particular value
Mathematics Year 2: (2M3b) Find different combinations of coins that equal the same amounts of money
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