Introduction | Resource 1 | Worksheet

How do you convert into foreign money?

                                              5 Euros

To Convert:

        - Go to http://www.xe.com/
        - There is an XE.com Quick Cross Rates Table.  This shows the exchange rates of several diffent countries.
         - To find the amount of a currency in one country compared to another you need to multiply the exchange rate by how many dollars it costed in the U.S.
        EXAMPLE:
                            1 U.S. dollar = .846605 euro
                            If soap in the U.S. costs 2.25 dollars how much would it cost in Europe?
                           .846605 x 2.25 = 1.90486 euro
                            Answer: 1.90 euro

        NOTE: Lable your exchange rates at the beginning of your work so we can check you work to make                     sure you did it right.
        * The exchange rate changes everyday so make sure you check the website each day.