You have $10. How much
change will you get?
Work with a
Use the play
Let’s Share Your Answers
Our Change The bills and coins we got back from the
$ 1.01 1 loonie and 1 penny
You have $50. How much
change will you get from the
cashier? How can you check to
make sure it is the right
What strategies did you use to figure
out how much change you should get
back from the cashier
The amount of change you receive can
be determined by counting on from the
cost of the purchase to the amount used
to pay for it. You pay with a $50 bill.
$35…. $40…. $50.
You should get $15.05 in change!
You can also check the change you should
get back by using subtraction and a
Let’s Practice Making Change
Work in partners.
Count out $50 for you and your partner to use
Now let’s go shopping!
Pick a toy to buy. Use your money to pay for
the toy and determine how much money you
would get back from the cashier
Use the “Counting On” strategy and check
your work with a calculator.