Calculating Change

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Using mental math, students calculate the correct change after making a purchase with a certain amount of money. Students can set up subtraction problems if they are unable to make the calculations using mental math.

This worksheet includes several FutureFit Extension Activities that highlight 21st Century skills like critical thinking, service mentality, and creativity. These FutureFit Extension Activities are designed to reinforce the concepts included in the worksheet activity while integrating real-world skills. They can be used as in-class independent practice or group activities, or assigned for take-home or independent work.

Grade:
3
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FutureFit Extension Activities

Get Real

(10-15 minutes, various coins):
With real coins, have students count out and show the correct change.

Solve

(10-15 minutes):
Ask students to write or show other combinations of coins that would equal the correct change.

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Third Grade Math Made Easy
Third Grade Math Made Easy

These workbooks have been compiled and tested by a team of math experts to increase your child's confidence, enjoyment, and success at school. Third Grade Math Made Easy provides practice at all the major topics for Grade 3 with emphasis on basic multiplication and division facts. It includes a review of Grade 2 topics, a preview of topics in Grade 4, and Times Tables practice. Learn how the workbook correlates to the Common Core State Standards for mathematics.

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