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 Click here to show or hide the solutionLet $x$ = number of quarters (25 ¢ coins) $32 - x$ = number of dimes (10 ¢ coins) $0.25x + 0.10(32 - x) = 5.15$ $0.15x = 1.95$ $x = 13$ → no. of 25 ¢ coins answer Tags: money problemUS CoinsPhilippine coins Log in to post comments