Question Video: Counting Pounds to Find How Much Money There Is in Total Mathematics

Count on to find out how much money Michael has saved.

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Count on to find out how much money Michael has saved.

In this question, we have to count the total amount of money shown. This is how much money that Michael has saved. The question tells us which method to use. We have to count on to find the total amount of money. Michael has already started to count his money. Let’s help him finish counting. First, he counts his 20-pound notes. 20, 40, 60. And then he counts his 10-pound note, 70. Now we just need to count his two five-pound notes, 75, 80. Five more than 75 is 80.

Did you notice that Michael started counting with the notes that had the highest value, his 20-pound notes? Then he counted the 10-pound notes and then the five-pound notes. We counted on to find out how much money Michael has saved. He saved 80 pounds.

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