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## Functional Skills Mathematics

## (Entry Level 2)

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## Topic 11: Money

These questions involve adding up the total cost of several items from a menu:

A good way to do this is to write down each item one at a time, with the price next to it. Then add up all the prices you have written down.

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A question might be

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What is the total cost for 3 cups of coffee, 2 muffins and a bagel?

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You could write down the items like this:

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coffee £3

coffee £3

coffee £3

muffin £2

muffin £2

bagel £4

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Then add up the total cost:

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£3 + £3 + £3 + £2 + £2 + £4 = £17

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