# Money

## Division with Money

Like every other operation with money, division with money is a good introduction to dividing with decimals. The problems tend to be simple, but the decimal rules remain the same:

• Divide as usual.
• Make sure to line up answers and the dividend correctly.
• Bring the decimal up from the dividend into the answer.

Example:

$25.25 \div 5 =$

Write in "house" format (see lessons on Division (with remainders) or Division with decimals in the dividend for more).

$5)\overline{25.25}$

## Multiplication with Money

When students are first asked to multiply with money they typically multiply an amount that contains dollars and cents with a whole number.  This is a great introduction to multiplication with decimals.  The main multiplication with decimal rules apply:

## Subtraction with Money

Subtraction with money is often students' introduction to subtraction with decimals.  The rule are exactly the same as subtracting with decimals:

Adding with money is often students' introduction to addition with decimals.  The rule are exactly the same as adding with decimals:

## Counting Coins

Counting coins is a critical math and life skill -- and one that a lot of children have a hard time with. Counting coins, which includes identifying coins and their values, skip counting, and skip counting from uneven starting points, can be complicated and takes practice.

The first two steps to counting coins include identifying common coins and their values: