More Money

Solution

Abby Jon Ned Tara
   36¢        38¢        22¢        31¢    

Explanation

various coins
  • 22¢ is the least amount. Ned has the least amount of money. So Ned must have 22¢.

  • 38¢ is the greatest amount. Jon has the most money. So Jon must have 38¢.

  • Abby has the most nickels. The group of coins with the most nickels has a value of 36¢. So Abby must have 36¢.

  • Tara is left, so she must have the last group of coins. That group of coins has a value of 31¢. So Tara must have 31¢.

 

 

 



Houghton Mifflin Math Grade 1