Share the Headline Story with students. Encourage them to make a table to record possible costs of the present and the amount of money Natasha might have given the cashier.
Natasha bought a present for her brother. The cashier gave her 1 half dollar, 1 quarter, 1 dime, 1 nickel, and 1 penny in change.
|Cost of present||$1.09||9¢||$4.09||$9.09|
|Amount Natasha gave the cashier||$2.00||$1.00||$5.00||$10.00|