Look at the coins.  Do you remember what each one is worth?
Say them to yourself.

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1 cent
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5 cents
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10 cents
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25 cents


Another coin that you may see is called a half dollar.  It is worth 50 cents.  That is the same as 50 pennies or 2 quarters.


50 cents



Look at the picture of the dollar bill below. 

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One Dollar


We write one dollar like this $1.00.   It is the same as 100 pennies.

This symbol $ is called a dollar sign.  The numbers to the right of the decimal point (the dot) are the cents.


For example $2.55 is 2 dollars and 55 cents.

$4.25 is 4 dollars and twenty-five cents.


You can write amounts of money using the cents sign or the dollar sign.


dollars $

$0.75 = 75

$0.35 = 35


Practice writing the amounts of money using the cents sign and dollar sign.

Fill in the boxes.


one dollar and sixteen cents $0.13 =
five dollars and fifteen cents $0.47 =
two dollars and thirty-five cents $0.59 =
three dollars and thirty cents $0.75 =
four dollars and forty-two cents $0.99 =


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