Pocket Change 2

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?

Hint

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

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5 comments

  1. I have 9 of each coin

  2. Isabella Mendoza

    you would do 9 of each coin

  3. 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

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