Money-related Problems

Coin denominations in the US

Name Coin value Dollar Equivalent
Penny 1 ¢ \$0.01
Nickel 5 ¢ \$0.05
Dime 10 ¢ \$0.10
Quarter 25 ¢ \$0.25
Half-dollar 50 ¢ \$0.50

 

Coin denominations in the Philippines as of 2012

Coin Coin value
5 ¢ P0.05
10 ¢ P0.10
25 ¢ P0.25
One-peso P1.00
Five-peso P5.00
Ten-peso P10.00

Bohol.ph has more information about Philippine coins. See http://www.bohol.ph/article34.html
 

Example
A collection of 32 coins amounted to \$5.15. If it consists of dimes and quarters, how many quarters are there?
 

Solution

 

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