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

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

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

### Answer

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

Source: Andrew Gael

Dimes: 9

Nickle: 1

Pennies: 5

Dimes: 6

Pennies: 10

Nickels: 5

Dimes:4

Nickels:3

Pennies:8

Dimes:5

Nickles:7

pennies:0

Dimes:5

Nickles:9

Pennies:5

8 Dimes , 5 nickels , 5 pennies = 1.00

17: nickles

1: Dime

5: pennies

Dimes:6=60

nickels:6=30

pennies:10=10

witch will = 1.00!

60 pennies

2 dimes

4 nickles

5 dimes=50

9 nickels=45

5 pennies=5

85 pennies 1 nickel 1 dime

9 dimes, 1 nickel, 5 pennies.

10 pennies

14 nickles

2 dimes

10+70=80+20=100

10 pennies

2 nickels

8 dimes

100 pennies

10 pennies

8 nickels

6 dimes

5 dimes

25 pennies

5 nickles

5 dimes

9 nickels

5 pennies