Money problems are very similar to normal maths problems, but it’s easy to
get tripped up by mixing up pounds and pence. It is important to always
convert to all in pence or all in pounds.
| Example 1.|
Ellie’s mum sends her to the shop to pick up some groceries.
She buys a pack of tomatoes for £1.56, a pint of milk for 85p and a box of her favorite cereal for £2.99.
How much will this cost at the till?’
We can find the answer to this question by changing all of the prices to pounds or all of the prices to pence, then doing column addition