Amazing Money Equations

Our mathematicians rotate through different math activities each week. About once a week they have the opportunity to work individually or with partners to write Amazing Equations. This week students wrote Amazing Money Equations. Here are the math problems written by the math group that visited the Amazing Equations center today. 

 

"I want to buy a football and I think it is 200 cents. I need four quarters and ten dimes." -Blake and Drew 

"I want to buy a football and I think it is 200 cents. I need four quarters and ten dimes." -Blake and Drew 

"Five nickels plus five pennies plus seven dimes. How many (is it) worth? For a kitten." -Liana

"Five nickels plus five pennies plus seven dimes. How many (is it) worth? For a kitten." -Liana

"I want a car but the car was 55 cents so I grabbed five dimes and five pennies." -Clare

"I want a car but the car was 55 cents so I grabbed five dimes and five pennies." -Clare

"I want a video game. It costs 29 cents. I need two dimes and nine pennies." -Christian

"I want a video game. It costs 29 cents. I need two dimes and nine pennies." -Christian

"There (are) some chocolates that I wanted and they each cost a dime and I got 22. How much did it cost all together?" -Dakota

"There (are) some chocolates that I wanted and they each cost a dime and I got 22. How much did it cost all together?" -Dakota