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Q: What are the possible amounts of money with 6 coins which are either pennies or dimes?

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3 dimes, 2 nickels, and 3 pennies

There are many countries which use pennies as their minor currency units - including the US where they refer to cents as pennies! These coins are of different widths and without knowing which country the question refers to, it is not possible to give an answer.

Among other possible combinations: 2 Quarters, 1 Dime, 4 Nickels and 20 Pennies

you have 3 quarters 31 dimes and 65 pennies

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Most coins nowadays are not made of iron. Most coins in the United States are made of Nickel and Copper (small amounts of Copper in pennies).

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I'd say you can't. If all the coins are the smallest possible without pennies, they must all be nickels, and 21 of them make $1.05 . So in order for 21 coins to be not more than $1.00, there must be some pennies.

There are fifty coins in a roll of US one cent coins, casually called pennies.

The answer will depend on which country's pennies the question is about. Many countries have pennies in their currency - including the US where a penny is a cent! Most of these coins are of different and so no answer is possible.

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There is more than one possible answer to this question. One possible answer is 12 quarters, 7 dimes, and 4 pennies.

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You can figure this out by experimenting a bit. Obviously, to have that many coins, most of the coins must be pennies. Also, the number of pennies must be a multiple of 5, since all coins larger than pennies are multiples of 5. If you use 45 pennies and 8 nickels, you have the right amount of coins, but not enough money. The solution turns out to be 45 pennies, 4 nickels, and 4 dimes.

what are you asking for the coins and what kind of pennies do you have?

These are Canadian pennies.

3 Pennies, 2 quarters and a dime

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