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MEAP Preparation - Grade 3 Mathematics
3.6 Money Word Problems

Method:

  1. Read the question carefully.
  2. Count the number of quarters, dimes, nickles
  3. Add or subtract as per the question.

Example:
I have $45.50, I spend 50 cents. How much money do I have left?

100 cents = 1 dollar
Hence $45.50 = 45.50 * 100 cents
We subtract 50 cents that is spent
4550 - 50 = 4500 cents
Answer: $45


Directions: Answer the following questions. Also write at least ten examples of your own.

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MEAP Preparation - Grade 3 Mathematics
3.6 Money Word Problems

Q 1: I had a quarter, a dime, and a nickel to spend. I bought a candy bar for 20 cents. How much change did I get back?
10 cents
60 cents
20 cents
30 cents

Q 2: Fish A weighs 15 pounds. He swallows Fish C. Fish C weighs 3 pounds. How much does Fish A weigh now?
60 pounds
18 pounds
153 pounds

Q 3: Fish M weighs 95 pounds. Fish Z weighs 10 pounds. If Fish M swallows Fish Z, how much will he weigh?
10 pounds
105 pounds
9510 pounds

Q 4: How much is 9 dimes and 4 pennies?
49 cents
84 cents
94 cents

Q 5: Lisa has $4.50. She bought a pencil sharpener for $2.30 and spiral notebook for 75 cents. How much money does she have left.
$1.32
$1.45
$.80
140 cents

Q 6: How much is 2 quarters, 1 dime, and a nickel?
55 cents
65 cents
60 cents

Q 7: How much is a penny worth?
1 cent
17 cents
5 cents

Q 8: At a museum gift shop, Tricia bought a poster for $6.47. Her friend, Joanie bought a necklace for $4.29. How much more did Tricia spend than Joanie?
$2.95
$2.96
$2.97
$2.18

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