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Funny Money Problem

  1. Apr 3, 2008 #1
    [SOLVED] Funny Money Problem

    Make 50cent's with only using four coin's and you cannot use quarter's.

    1. American money only.
    2. Must use all four coin's.
    3. No cuting coin's.
    4. Cannot use more that four coin's.
    5. Cannot use quarter's to create 50 cent's.
    6. When i say 50 cent's i mean half of one dollar.
    7. Must use coin's at today's present vaule.
    Last edited: Apr 3, 2008
  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 3, 2008 #2
    I think it is ok...

    One nickel (5 cents) + Two dimes (10+10 cents) + ONE Quarter (250 cents).

    As you can see, I've used just ONE quarter! (instead quarter's)

  4. Apr 3, 2008 #3
    i was hoping you would show logic to show what must be correct, and point out why it must be what you said, but i gusse you must have heared this one before :/
  5. Apr 3, 2008 #4
    logic to show...?! C'mon, the conclusion is obvious: there isn't a different way to make 50 cents using 4 coins.

    I just had to read 3 or 4 times to get
    - it was a "funny problem" ,
    - and I couldn't "use quarter's"...

    It took about 3 minutes to solve this problem.

    Well. if you really like logic problems, try to solve this one:

    Last edited: Apr 4, 2008
  6. May 6, 2008 #5
    You used apostorphe to pluralize. That is a no-no!

    So yeah, one quarter, and 5 nickels for all I care. 4 coin's? What do they own? Value lol.
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