As a student in the primary level you will have to master a number of basic money skills in order to solve problems. They are:

- Coin recognition
- Value of coins
- Using the values of coins
- Counting sets of coins
- Equivalent collections of coins (same amounts, different coins)
- Selecting coins for a given amount, and
- Making change

This lesson page focuses on the above skills. The page for Money 2 will then focus on percentages, ratio and proportion, wages, rates, and bills.

You should note:

- There are
**100**one-cent pieces in $1. - There are
**20**five-cent pieces in $1. - There are
**10**ten-cent pieces in $1. - There are
**4**25-cent pieces in $1.

Therefore: $2.05 shows the dollars and cents. The decimal numbers shows 2 places after the point for cents and dollars are placed before the point.

The following are the topics under money:

- Basic Money Skills
- Percentages
- Ratio and Proportion
- Wages and Salaries
- Rates and Bills
- Currency
- Understanding Commerce

Note: There are worksheets within each topic above.