## the easiest logic puzzle of all time

this one is ridiculously obvious, and because of that, some people totally miss it.

you have two coins, and the sum of the value of these two coins is $.15 (they are american coins. no japanese coins) if one of your coins is not a nickel, what are the value's of your coins? (maybe asking this is a math forum is a mistake, but hey w/e maybe ill embarass someone :) )  I've heard it before.  This isn't really a math problem at all. Probably why I know the answer. One is a nickel. The other is not a nickel. It is a dime. Recognitions: Gold Member ## the easiest logic puzzle of all time  Quote by T@P this one is ridiculously obvious, and because of that, some people totally miss it. you have two coins, and the sum of the value of these two coins is$.15 (they are american coins. no japanese coins) if one of your coins is not a nickel, what are the value's of your coins? (maybe asking this is a math forum is a mistake, but hey w/e maybe ill embarass someone :) )
Whited Out--> Only one is not a nickel, the other one can be, so one's a dime, the other's a nickel.
That's too obvious
 Wow! There are a lot of answers to this one.... Uhmm... here are a couple: Coin#1 : PCGS#83380 CA design from 1957 with a PCGS grading of 60. Penny worth 14 cents. Coin#2 : PCGS#3184 RD design from 2004 with a PCGS grading of 65. Penny worth 1 cent. Coin#1 : PCGS#83374 CA design from 1955 with a PCGS grading of 60. Penny worth 7 cents. Coin#2 : PCGS#3107 RD design from 1993 with a PCGS grading of 65. Penny worth 8 cents. Coin#1 : PCGS#93437 DC design from 1972-S with a PCGS grading of 65. Penny worth 11 cents. Coin#2 : PCGS#83389 CA design from 1960 Large Date with a PCGS grading of 60. Penny worth 4 cents. Any of these would work, since you're asking the value and not the face value. Wow... that's a pretty complicated question with a lot of answers.
 My puzzle starts with knowing the value of a nickel. No sir, I am not speaking of economic value

 Quote by quark My puzzle starts with knowing the value of a nickel. No sir, I am not speaking of economic value
It doesn't say face value, so it's open to any value I guess. I'm just trying to be creative.
 Yes, this is a classic example of overthinking by most people.... ONE of the coins is not a nickel.... thats right because its a dime... the other coin is a nickel....
 lol yes you probably could go on funny coins... but as I said nothing wierd :) i guess you missed that anyway its easy but you would be surprised how many people miss it and then respectively miss you with a hammer after they hear the answer