Money & Math Equations
Ways to teach equations through money
2 Birds With 1 Stone
Example: Johnny has $3.57 in his pocket. If he only has 5 coins and 3 bills in his pocket, what type of money does Johnny have?
The student would proceed to count out 3 1 dollar bills and 2 quarters, 1 nickel, and 2 pennies.
Then the student would possibly write an equation like:
This would represent number of Dollars, Quarters, Nickels, and Pennies