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calling all word problem lovers! Sam has $0.93 in a total of nine coins. She does not have a half dollar. How many of each coin does she have? Pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters
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perfectionist Group Title
calling all word problem lovers! Sam has $0.93 in a total of nine coins. She does not have a half dollar. How many of each coin does she have? Pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters
 2 years ago
 2 years ago

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keep in mind that we can use two quarters or five dimes because Sam does NOT have $0.50
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echec Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
She must have 3 pennies since there is no other way to represent $.01. This leaves 6 coins to make $.90. If we use two quarters as well, we have accounted for $.53, which leaves us with $.40 to account for. For this we can use four times. Her coins are 3 pennies, 4 dimes, and 2 quarters. 3 + 4 + 2 = 9 coins .03 + .40 + .50 = .93
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perfectionist Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Sam does NOT have $0.50
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echec Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
A half dollar is another kind of coin. Are you sure the problem is just not ruling out that sort of coin as an option?
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perfectionist Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
it is? really?
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echec Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Mmhm. Don't see them a lot these days, though. I'm not sure of any other way to come up with her coinage.
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perfectionist Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay. thank you!!!!!
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perfectionist Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
wait, how many nickel would be used though?
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LagrangeSon678 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
lol, 50 cent coin, can we also use sacajawea dollars
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echec Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
We don't need to use any nickels. We would have to use at least ten coins for that (3 pennies, 2 nickels, 3 dimes, 2 quarters, because 2 nickels replaces one dime).
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perfectionist Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay thanks again
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