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3rd Grade Math: Arithmetic With Money - Chapter Summary
Give your 3rd grader the extra help he or she needs with this extensive chapter about arithmetic with money. Help them learn more about solving problems with money amounts and what mathematical operations can be used to determine what coin is missing. Young learners tend to do better with shorter lessons, so we strive to create comprehensive lessons that can each be completed in 5-10 minutes. Likewise, the shorter lessons may help your students retain more information, which can translate into better performance on tests and homework assignments.
- Writing different amounts of money
- Identifying the missing coin
- Making correct change from purchases
- Subtracting and adding amounts of money
- Multiplying money by decimals and whole numbers
- Dividing amounts of money
- Making estimations
1. How to Write Amounts of Money: Lesson for Kids
We use money every day, so it's important to understand how to communicate about money. In this lesson, you will learn different ways to write different amounts of money.
2. How to Find the Missing Coin
Watch this video lesson to learn how you can solve missing coin problems. Learn what mathematical operations you should use to figure out what kind of coin you are missing.
3. Making Change from a Purchase
Watch this video lesson to learn the process of making change so you give your customers the least number of bills and coins as possible. See how you need to work your way from the largest bill or coin to the smallest.
4. Adding & Subtracting Money Amounts
Some people say money makes the world go around, but as this lesson demonstrates, money gets added and subtracted, just like anything else. Using the example of an allowance, we'll see how adding and subtracting money is really quite simple.
5. Multiplying Money by Whole Numbers & Decimals
Want to find out how much you and your friends can spend on a party if you all have the same amount of money? Or maybe you'd want to buy investments one day in hopes of being rich! In either event, you'll need to know how to multiply money.
6. Dividing Money Amounts
I'll be honest, dividing money is normally not as fun as multiplying money. After all, it's hard to let your hard-earned cash get reduced so quickly! However, this lesson shows how dividing money can help make sure you get the best deal on cookies and avoid getting ripped off.
7. Estimation: Lesson for Kids
Estimation is a useful tool for finding approximate answers to math equations. In this lesson, you can learn the rules for estimation and practice estimating money.
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Other chapters within the 3rd Grade Math course
- 3rd Grade Math: Number Sense
- 3rd Grade Math: Creating & Interpreting Graphs
- 3rd Grade Math: Understanding Fractions & Decimals
- 3rd Grade Math: Addition & Subtraction
- 3rd Grade Math: Multiplication & Division
- 3rd Grade Math: Word Problems & Equations
- 3rd Grade Math: Measuring Physical Quantities
- 3rd Grade Math: Reading & Recording Time
- 3rd Grade Math: Geometric Shapes & Figures