A Quarter and a nickel is the answer. The quarter is the one that IS NOT a nickel.
It is: You have two coins totalling 15 cents, one of them is not a nickel. What are they? The other one is a nickel, and one dime.
A nickel and a half-dollar, you said one couldn't be a nickel but you never said the other couldn't!
25 cents plus 5 cents = 30 cents. One of these coins is not a nickel.
One is a nickel and one is a dime. The one that is NOT A NICKEL is the dime!
a half dollar and a nickel
A quarter and a nickel. That makes thirty cents, and one of them is not a nickel (the quarter).
Quarter and a nickel One is not a nickel, but the other one is.
One is a quarter, the other is a nickel.
The correct statement of the puzzle is "What 2 coins make 30 cents if one of them is not a nickel?"The answer of course is a quarter and a nickel - the quarter is the one that's not a nickel!
The correct question is: You have two coins that equal 30 cents, and one of them isn't a nickel. Answer: a quarter and a nickel
A quarter and a nickel. (One isn't a nickel, but the other one is!)