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# Financial Literacy

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##### Description:

The student will be able to explain the difference between saving and spending.

Students solves problems involving spending and saving money.

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Tutorial

## Financial Literacy - Spending Money

Total the cost of supplies for a party.

Source: tellegami by Debbie Napolitano

## Math Problem

Jane is saving money to buy some of the supplies for her party. The list below shows the costs of the items she will need.

balloons: \$2 per bag

plates: \$2 per package

cups:  \$3 per roll

napkins: \$1 per package

She will need two bags of balloons, three rolls of cups, one package of plates and two packages of napkins. What is the total cost of the supplies?