K5 Computer Lab Lesson Plans

Using the Computer Calculator for Money Math

Students Calculate Money Change using the Computer Calculator

This is a fun math exercise that is done using the built in calculator on the computer. Kids really enjoy learning to use the calculator and find that it takes careful attention to detail to push the correct buttons and decimal point. To get the computer calculater, go to: Start > All Programs > Accessories > Calculator.

Calculations can also be entered directly into the Google search box to get answers. For example, in Google Search, simply enter the problem into the search box like this: 8.00 - 1.79 and then press "Enter" or click "Google Search" to get the answer.

Grade 3 and up



Student Money Calculations Activity Sheet:

Download: Using-the-Computer-Calculator.doc

Download the activity sheet and make double sided copies for the kids.

Money Subtraction Sheet



Money Subtraction Sheet

For PC's and Microsoft Office

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