Money Math Lessons

Welcome to our page on money math! We believe that mastering basic math skills is essential to building a strong foundation in financial literacy. Our resources are designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of money math, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division with money. Whether you’re a teacher, parent, or financial educator, our collection of lesson plans, worksheets, and activities will equip you with the tools you need to teach these critical skills and empower students to become confident in handling money. From calculating sales tax to making change, our materials will help students master the skill of money math and become financially responsible individuals.

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    Writing Expressions Involving Money Amounts

    Students will learn to write expressions using money amounts. Teaching Objectives: Students will review evaluating expressions. Students will review expressions verses equations. Students will learn to write expressions to evaluate money amounts. Suggested Grade Level 6th – 9th Grade Lesson Excerpt: What is an expression? An expression is a numerical statement that has variables, numbers … Continue reading Writing Expressions Involving Money Amounts


    Money Math: Lessons for Life

    Students learn money math. Table of Contents: Foreword Correlations to NCTM Principles and Standards of Mathematics Lesson 1 The Secret to Becoming a Millionaire Lesson 2 Wallpaper Woes Lesson 3 Math and Taxes: A Pair to Count On Lesson 4 Spreading the Budget Suggested Grade Level 4th – 8th Grade Lesson Excerpt: Let’s face it—kids … Continue reading Money Math: Lessons for Life



    Money Exchange from Foreign to US

    Students will learn to exchange foreign money to American money. Teaching Objectives: Students will learn about exchange rates. Students will learn about exchanging money. Students will learn how to exchange foreign money to American dollars. Suggested Grade Level 6th – 9th Grade Lesson Excerpt: What is money exchange? Exchanging money happens when you travel from … Continue reading Money Exchange from Foreign to US


    Money Exchange

    Students will learn about money exchange from US to foreign. Teaching Objectives: Students will learn about exchange rates. Students will learn to identify different exchange rates. Students will learn to figure out money amounts when exchanging US money to foreign money using exchange rates. Suggested Grade Level 6th – 9th Grade Lesson Excerpt: There are … Continue reading Money Exchange


    Figuring Costs Using Fractions

    Students will learn to use fractions to figure out costs. Teaching Objectives: Students will apply fractions to real- life situations involving costs. Students will review multiplying fractions. Students will learn to take a fraction of a cost. Students will apply these skills when problem solving. Suggested Grade Level 5th – 8th Grade Lesson Excerpt: There … Continue reading Figuring Costs Using Fractions