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# Money

## What is Money?

Money is a special kind of paper or metal that we use to buy things we need or want. Different coins and paper money have different values.

Let us understand with the help of an example.

Suppose you want to buy a new dress. How will you buy it?

Everything around us has cost in terms of money. A currency is a form of payment and a means of exchange. Money includes metal coins and banknotes made of paper, cotton or polymer. All around the arena, numerous currencies are in use.

We'll look at a few of them now.

These are the world's most widely used currencies.

The United States of America uses the US Dollar (USD). Its currency sign is \$

States of the European Union, including France, Germany, Italy, etc., utilize the euro (EUR). Its symbol is €.

Japan uses the Japanese Yen (JPY). Its symbol is ¥.

The Great British Pound (GBP) is the currency used in the UK. Its symbol is £.

Australia uses the Australian Dollar (AU\$). It has the symbol \$, A\$ or AU\$.

India uses the Indian Rupee (Rs.). Its emblem is ₹.

Let's look at some simple conversions:

• ₹1 = 100 paise
• \$1 = 100 cents
• £1 = 100 pennies

Counting Money

Money can be counted by the simple addition of different values.

By counting our money, we can determine how much money we have.

Example: The price of the pencil box is \$3. Rock gave \$5 to buy a pencil box. How much money will he get back?

a) \$2
b) \$3
c) \$4
d) \$6