RHL School

Mathematics Problem Solving
Volume 1, Number 4, September 30, 1996

Money Counts!

1.  Iaen has seven dimes in his pocket. He wants to have enough
money to buy a hot dog that costs $ .95. How much more money does
he need?

2.  Tiffany has two quarters. Roderick has a half dollar. Brittany has four
dimes and one nickel. Chris has five dimes and one penny.

Who has the most money?
Who has the least money?

3.  Dennis went to the store to buy a loaf of bread and a newspaper.
The bread cost $ 1.20. The paper cost thirty-five cents. Dennis handed
the clerk a five dollar bill. How much change did he get?

4.  What is the least amount of money that three coins can be worth if
each coin is a different kind than the others?

5.  Ashley has a dollar’s worth of pennies and a dollar’s worth of
quarters. How many coins is that?

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