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# How many different ways can 55 cents change be given using nickels and/or dimes?

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How many different ways can 55 cents change be given using nickels and/or dimes?

Guest Dec 2, 2014

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See cue123smile, you really do have CDD. A very virulent form of it, too. Melody caught it from you.

Here is Melody, who only yesterday could calculate a fair fare to pay the troll’s toll by solving high-level circumnavigation equations for warped triangular troll-toll bridges; now, reduced to counting pennies in a kindergarten class for the slow and dim-witted.

Get some treament for your disease, and while you are at it, wipe that 123smile off your face!

Nauseated  Dec 2, 2014
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First a nickel is 5c and a dime is 1c    (I think    )

NOPE: Geno has just corrected me a dime is 10c thanks Geno.

just go through the answers methodically

5 dimes and 1 nickel

4 dimes and 3 nickels

etc

Melody  Dec 2, 2014
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5 dimes & 1 nickle

4 dimes & 3 nickles

11 nickles

3 dimes & 5 nickles

melody what grade are you in, you should know how much a dime is, a penny is, a nickel is, and a quarter is

Cue123smile  Dec 2, 2014
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I am very sorry Cue I am in the slow kindergarten class.  I don't know much yet.

It is a good thing that I have big kids like you to help me.   :)))

Melody  Dec 2, 2014
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See cue123smile, you really do have CDD. A very virulent form of it, too. Melody caught it from you.

Here is Melody, who only yesterday could calculate a fair fare to pay the troll’s toll by solving high-level circumnavigation equations for warped triangular troll-toll bridges; now, reduced to counting pennies in a kindergarten class for the slow and dim-witted.

Get some treament for your disease, and while you are at it, wipe that 123smile off your face!

Nauseated  Dec 2, 2014
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That is very funny.

Are you really contagious Cue?  Don't worry because I don't think that you are.  Besides you really do not have CDD so you cannot transmit it to me.

Don't wipe the smile of your face either - I like your smile  :)

Maybe I caught it off Nauseated.  He probably has not truly gotten over this disease and he is probably still a carrier too.

Melody  Dec 2, 2014
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Note that we can only have an odd number of nickels...

Thus

1, 3, 5, 7, 9 work

Five ways.....!!!!

CPhill  Dec 4, 2014
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Yes but how many bob can we have Chris?

Melody  Dec 4, 2014

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