## Take the test . Can you work out how much change you should get from your shopping? Phenomenal weakness in adult Financial skills

1. If you bought four packs of tea: chamomile (£4.60), green (£4.15), black (£3.35) and lemon (£1.80) with a £20 note, how much change would you get?

2. If a litre of cola costs £3.15, how much will you pay for a third of a litre?

3. If a football club offers the same discount for all season tickets – Main Stand – $50 for single entry, £300 for a season; Stand 2 – £35 for single entry, £210 for a season; Stand 3 – £25 for single entry, £150 for a season – what would the price be for a Stand 4 season ticket, where a single entry costs £21?*The answers are £6.10, £1.05 and £126 respectively.*

### A few tips to help with calculations

**2: Fives Times**: If you have a multiplication of five, then an easy way to find the answer is to half the multiplied number and times by ten.

4: 11 times a number. 11 x 16 is – Separate out the 1 and 6 ( from the number 16) Then add the one and six together and put it in the middle 1 __7__ 6. The answer to 11 times 16 is 176! Try it for 14 times 11 and check your answer on a calculator.