Here we will show you how to calculate how many twenty pence there are in 279 pounds. (How many 20p in £279?)
Calculating how many twenty pence coins there are in 279 pounds is a two-step process. First, we calculate how many twenty pence there are in one pound. Then, we multiply that result by 279 pounds.
Step 1: There are 100 pence in a pound, therefore we divide 100 by twenty pence to calculate how many twenty pence in a pound:
100 ÷ 20 = 5
Step 2: Now that we know that there are 5 twenty pence per pound, we can multiply 5 by 279 pounds to get our answer:
5 × 279 = 1395
That's it. The answer to "How many twenty pence in 279 pounds?" as calculated above, is displayed below.
279 pounds = 1395 twenty pence
We can confirm that the answer is correct, because 1395 times 20 equals 27900, and 27900 divided by 100 is 279 pounds.
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