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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
 2 years ago
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
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0keep in mind that we can use two quarters or five dimes because Sam does NOT have $0.50

echec
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1She 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

perfectionist
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sam does NOT have $0.50

echec
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1A half dollar is another kind of coin. Are you sure the problem is just not ruling out that sort of coin as an option?

echec
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Mmhm. Don't see them a lot these days, though. I'm not sure of any other way to come up with her coinage.

perfectionist
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay. thank you!!!!!

perfectionist
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wait, how many nickel would be used though?

LagrangeSon678
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lol, 50 cent coin, can we also use sacajawea dollars

echec
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1We 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).

perfectionist
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay thanks again
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