Coins investigation

Last updated: 01/09/2020
Contributor: Claire Woodhouse
Coins investigation
Main Subject
Key stage
Geometry and measures: Volume and surface area
Includes answers
Resource type

A KS5 Core Maths resource activity.  This resource is an investigation into the shape, volume and weight of coins as well as their history. 

The worksheet has 5 sections:

  • Coins - 7 questions asking students to complete various calculations on coins using the royal mint website
  • Extension - research on coins from other countries and practice at Fermi Estimation skills. 
  • Answers

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