MEAP Preparation - Grade 3 Mathematics 3.13 Money Story Problems

Money Facts:

1 penny = 1 cent

1 nickel = 5 cents

1 dime = 10 cents

1 quarter = 25 cents

1 dollar = 100 cents

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

Q 1: Sam has 55 cents and buys an apple for 30 cents. How much money does she have now? five pennies two dimes 1 quarter

Q 2: If I have four nickels and buy gum that costs 15 cents, how much money did I spend? 15 cents 10 cents 1 cent

Q 3: Tom has 30 cents and Roy has 25 cents. How much money do they have together? 25 cents 55 cents 30 cents

Q 4: How much is three pennies and five nickels? 18 cents 28 cents 20 cents

Q 5: Sam buys a coke for 55 cents. Which set of coins does she need to buy the coke? 1 nickel, 2 dimes, 4 pennies 2 quarters, 1 penny 5 dimes, 5 pennies

Q 6: Bob has two nickels and three dimes. How much money does he have? 30 cents 40 cents 25 cents

Q 7: Julie found three nickels, one dime and two pennies. How much money will she turn in to the teacher? 28 cents 25 cents 27 cents

Q 8: A store sells apples for 10 cents, gum for 5 cents, and candy for 25 cents. Joe buys 2 apples and one gum. How much money did he spend? 25 cents 5 cents 10 cents

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