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California Department of Education Common Core State Standards- Math- Measurement and Data 2.MD.8 

Solve word problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies, using $ and ¢ symbols appropriately.

Example: If you have 2 dimes and 3 pennies, how many cents do you have?


Grade 2

Today you will be learning about coins! These videos will take you through the value of each coin as well as solving coin problems. To find out which coins could be the same amount, you will want to review the worksheet. This will give you extra practice before the quiz. Counting coins can be tricky, but by the end you will be an expert!

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What are the basic coins?

Lets get to know the basic coins...

Penny = 1 cent

Nickel = 5 cents

Dime = 10 cents

Quarter = 25 cents

Learning the value of the coins

Counting coins can be so much fun! Now that we know how much each coin is worth lets see how many pennies make up a nickel, dime, and quarter. Also, did you know that you can use different coins to make up a dollar? Pay attention and take notes because you never know if this will a quiz question. Have fun counting coins!

How many pennies in a Nickel? How many nickels in a dime? What coins make up a quarter? How many quarters in a dollar?

All the above questions will be answered in this video. This video is like the previous one and covers similar information. It provides extra review if you need more help. Remember to pay attention!

Can we use different coins to make the same amount?

Yes we can! This worksheet contains different amounts of coins on it. For each set of coins you must circle the coins that are worth the same amount. It can be tricky! If you need help, you can always review the videos and remember how much each coin is worth. 

When you click on the link below it will take you to a different page, but don't worry you can always come back to the class page.

Extra! Extra! Extra!

Here is some extra practice before taking the quiz. Get out a piece of paper. Below will be an amount of money in cents or dollars. On the piece of paper you will write the amount given plus draw the coins that you would use to make up that amount. For example, if the amount was 50 cents, I would write 50 cents on my paper and draw 2 quarters.

1. 60 cents

2. 12 cents

3. 55 cents

4. 79 cents

5. 11 cents

6. 1 dollar and 5 cents

7. 30 cents

8. 1 dollar and 20 cents

9. 1 dollar and 50 cents

10. 66 cents