An Interactive PowerPoint by Pamela James Grand Canyon University TEC 551 November 24, 2o10.

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An Interactive PowerPoint by Pamela James Grand Canyon University TEC 551 November 24, 2o10

Penny The penny is worth one cent. We write it like this, 1¢. It is copper or brown in color. It is the smallest denomination of money in the United States. The penny has a front and a back. We call the front its head and the back its tail. head tail *Touch the coins Abraham Lincoln, the 16 th President of the United States, is on the head of the penny.

Nickel The nickel is worth five cents. We write it like this, 5¢. It is silver in color. The nickel also has a head and a tail. head tail Thomas Jefferson, the 3 rd President of the United States, is on the head of the nickel.

Dime The dime is worth 10 cents. It is written like this 10¢. Like the nickel, it is silver in, color. Like the nickel and penny, the dime has a head and a tail. head tail Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the 32 nd President of the United States is on the head of the dime.

Quarter The quarter is worth 25 cents. It is written like this, 25¢. It is ¼ of a dollar, which is where it gets its name. Like all of our other coins, it too, has a head and a tail. head tail George Washington, the 1 st President of the United States is on the head of the quarter.

Counting Pennies We count pennies by 1s. Count these pennies.

Counting Pennies Did you count 9 pennies? Thats nine cents!

Counting Nickels We count nickels by 5s. Count these nickels.

Counting Nickels Did you remember to count by 5s? Thats 20 cents!

Counting Dimes We count dimes by 10s. Count these dimes.

Counting Dimes Did you count 70 ¢?

Counting Quarters Count these quarters. Add 25¢ each time you add one quarter.

Counting Quarters Did you count \$1? Right! Four quarters equals one dollar!

Adding mixed coins When adding a combination of coins, always begin counting the coin with the largest value. For instance, here you should count the dimes first.

Adding mixed coins Did you count 27 ¢? 10 20 25 26 27

Now you try! Remember to count the coins with the largest values first!

Now you try!