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Pocket Change

Directions: You have $1.00 in your pocket. You only have pennies, nickels, and dimes. You don’t have any quarters or other coins. What coins are in your pocket?

Hint

Hint

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

Question/Hint: Have you tried drawing the coin possibilities?

Answer

Answer

Solutions may vary (e.g. 5 dimes, 9 nickels, and 5 pennies).

Source: Andrew Gael

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16 comments

  1. Dimes: 9
    Nickle: 1
    Pennies: 5

  2. Dimes: 6
    Pennies: 10
    Nickels: 5

  3. Dimes:4
    Nickels:3
    Pennies:8

  4. Dimes:5
    Nickles:7
    pennies:0

  5. Dimes:5
    Nickles:9
    Pennies:5

  6. 8 Dimes , 5 nickels , 5 pennies = 1.00

  7. 17: nickles
    1: Dime
    5: pennies

  8. Dimes:6=60
    nickels:6=30
    pennies:10=10
    witch will = 1.00!

  9. 60 pennies
    2 dimes
    4 nickles

  10. 5 dimes=50
    9 nickels=45
    5 pennies=5

  11. 85 pennies 1 nickel 1 dime

  12. Isabella Mendoza

    9 dimes, 1 nickel, 5 pennies.

  13. Alexander meloche

    10 pennies
    14 nickles
    2 dimes

    10+70=80+20=100

  14. 10 pennies

    2 nickels

    8 dimes

  15. 10 pennies

    8 nickels

    6 dimes

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