Unit 4 Section 2 : Dealing with Money

This section will give you practice in working with money, which will involve addition and subtraction of decimals.

Example Question

Jason has a 5 note when he leaves home. He spends 27p on sweets in one shop and 3.50 on a book in another shop.
How much money does he have left?

Jason's dad now gives him another 3.50.
Work out how much money he now has, then click on Click on this button below to see the correct answer to see whether you are correct.



Work out the answers to the questions below and fill in the boxes. Click on the Click this button to see if you are correct button to find out whether you have answered correctly. If you are right then will appear and you should move on to the next question. If appears then your answer is wrong. Click on to clear your original answer and have another go. If you can't work out the right answer then click on Click on this button to see the correct answer to see the answer.

It is important in these questions to be careful about what units you are using (pounds or pence).

Question 1
Below is the price list for a school Tuck Shop.
(a) How much does a Choc-Bar and a can of drink cost?
(b) How much does a packet of crisps and a Bubble-Choc cost?
(c) How much does a pasty and a can of drink cost?

(d) Sarah bought two items for 67p. What were the two items?

Question 2
Vijay paid for a 36p packet of sweets with a 50p coin.

How much change did he get?

Question 3
A magazine costs 2.35.

How much change would you get from a 5 note if you bought the magazine?

Question 4
Ben wants to buy a bike that costs 114.99. He has saved 98.

How much more money does he need?

Question 5
Sally buys a train ticket that costs 14.86.

How much change does she get from a 20 note?

Question 6
Halim buys a bus ticket that costs 2.80.

How much change does he get from a 10 note?

Question 7
Prakesh spends 3.62 on Monday, 5.21 on Tuesday and 8.33 on Wednesday.

(a) How much has he spent altogether?

(b) If he had 20 to start with, how much has he got left?

Question 8
Keith runs a take-away. Below is his price list.
(a) His first customer buys chips, a pasty and a drink. How much does this cost?

(b) His next customer buys 2 sausages, chips and a drink. He gives Keith a 5 note.
How much change does he get?

(c) John has 1.20. He buys a pasty. How much money does he have left?

Question 9
Gemma received 64.82 for her birthday. She has 52.36 left.

How much has she spent?

Some of the remaining questions have mixed units (e.g. metres and centimetres).
Look carefully at the units given next to the answer box.

Question 10
Rachel grows sunflowers. One plant is 1.32 m tall. In the next week it grows another 19 cm.

(a) How tall is the plant now?
(b) How much more must it grow to be 2 m tall?

Question 11
To go on a fairground ride you must be 140 cm tall. Emma's height is 1.24 m.

How much does she need to grow before she can go on this ride?

Question 12
Karen goes to the shops twice. The first time she takes a 10 note and brings back 2.48.
The second time she takes a 5 note and brings back 1.39.

How much has she spent altogether?

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