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Surf for More Math


Lesson 11: Creating Story Problems with Dimes and Pennies

Use these interactive activities to encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about adding and subtracting two-digit numbers. Students can try these activities on their own or in pairs.


Model addition and subtraction using dimes and pennies.
Create an addition story problem and a subtraction story problem for a given solution.
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Instructions for Use

Adding Dimes and Pennies gives students practice solving problems that involve adding dimes and pennies

To use Adding Dimes and Pennies, scroll down to the Practice section and click Start. Enter the value of the coins and click Check. A total of the number of correct and incorrect responses is shown. Click Report Totals to get a summary.

Scroll down to the Play section and select Countdown, Give Me Time, or 20 Questions. Click Start to begin answering the questions as in the Practice.