There are 366 different Starters of The Day, many to
choose from. You will find below some starters on the topic of Money. A lesson starter does not have to be on the same
topic as the main part of the lesson or the topic of the previous lesson. It is
often very useful to revise or explore other concepts by using a starter based on a
totally different area of Mathematics.

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### Money Starters:

Work out the number of stamps needed to post a parcel.

A real life situation requiring the division an amount of money according to a given ratio.

A question about the profit made when buying and selling a guitar.

Can you work out what rooms at the hotel the family booked to produce the given bill?

A lamp and a bulb together cost 32 pounds. The lamp costs 30 pounds more than the bulb. How much does the bulb cost?

A puzzle about a restaurant bill. Exactly where did the missing pound go?

It is called Refreshing Revision because every time you refresh the page you get different revision questions.

A quick quiz about five items on a shopping list written 40 years ago.

Work out which is the best scheme for Sid to choose for his summer bonus. One scheme involves a common misconception about percentages.

Six students borrow £5000 to help pay for their university course. Calculate how much each student will have to pay back to the lender.

## Exercises

#### Amortisation and Annuities

Exercises containing problems about gradually paying off loans and calculating pension plans.

#### Compound Interest Calculator

A customised online calculator for quickly finding the solutions to compound interest problems.

#### Currency Conversion

Test your ability to convert from one currency to another with this self marking quiz.

#### Flowchart Bills

Calculate bill totals by following the instructions given in the form of a flow chart.

#### Interest

Practise using the formulas for simple interest and compound interest.

#### Mathopoly

A game of buying and selling property with maths questions thrown in for good measure.

#### Money Maths

Test your skills and understanding with this online exercise about Money Maths and Personal Finance.

#### Overdraft Charges

Do you understand how your bank charges you for taking out an overdraft? Try this self marking quiz.

#### Sorting Units

Order the ten containers according to their value (money, length and weight)

#### Stamp Sticking

Drag stamps onto the envelopes to make the exact postage as shown at the top left of each envelope.

#### Take Baht

How many different ways can you make a given total with Thai coins?

#### Thai Restaurant

Calculate the restaurant bills for each of the tables in the Thai Restaurant.

#### Unit Pricing

Calculate the unit cost of items to earn jigsaw pieces that make a joke.

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