Common Cents
by Mathalicious

Many people think the Mint should stop making the penny. The U.S. isn’t the only country with a penny, though. Watch the video about what Canada decided to do with its penny, and answer the following:

  1. When you buy something, how is the change you get different if you pay in cash versus with a card?
  2. Do you think there's a difference between a "penny" and a "cent?" Explain.