Directions: You have the same number of pennies, nickels, and dimes in your pocket. You have $1.44. You don’t have any other coins or bills. How many of each coin do you have?

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Modifications: Provide coin manipulatives to make the problem more concrete.

Questions: Have you drawn the coin possibilities? Could you set up an equation that might be useful?

### Answer

9 of each coin

Source: Andrew Gael

I have 9 of each coin

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you would do 9 of each coin

There would be nine of each coin.

Nickles: 9 x 5 = 45

Dimes: 9 x 10 = 90

Pennies: 9 x 1 = 9

45+90+9= 144