Writing money as decimals

Monday 24 April 2023

Year 4 have been learning how to write a given amount of money in decimal notation. The children explored the use of pounds and pence notation and this helped to  develop their understanding that the digits following the decimal point represent part of a pound.

Help at home

Next time you go shopping keep the till receipt or use the ones below.

Ask your child some of the following questions.

  1. Which is the most expensive item?
  2. Convert £1.99 into pence.
  3. How would you write 13p as a decimal?
  4. Which item has the most tenths?
  5. What is the total cost for two pizzas?
  6. Which item has no tenths and no hundredths?
  7.  How many pounds and pence in 474p?

Money - Shopping Receipt | Teaching Resources