Peter saved 915 piastres in a month, 940 piastres in the
month after, and 985 piastres in the third month. What is the total of
Peter’s savings in piastres?
To find the total, add the number of piastres that Peter saved each month.
To add numbers, always start by adding the units digits, then the tens digits, then the hundreds digits, and so on. Make sure to line up the numbers by place value.
Rename 10 units as 1 ten and 0 units. Rename 14 tens as 1 hundred and 4 tens.
So, Peter saved a total of piastres.