In how many ways can 19 *coins* equal exactly one *dollar*?. penny, nickel, dime, quarter, half *dollar*. 10 pennies, *8* nickels, and 1 half *dollar* $1. 9 cents must be in pennies (i.e. 9 pennies) or *made* up of another nickel and 4 more pennies.

There are four possible solutions if you allow half *dollars*. But there is only one possible solution if you don't. Without using any half *dollars*, 3 quarters, 3 dimes,

You could *do* that with 3 nickels, but that wouldn't be but 7 *coins*, one short of *8*. HEY!!! A light just dawned. If we swap the half *dollar* for two quarters, that'll still .

An example of *8 coins* to *make* $ 1.00 would be: 3 Quarters .75 5 Nickels .25 .75 + .25 $ 1.00.

Kids learn how to count money including how much each *coin* and bill is worth, how to count out money, and. When you add bills together you *do* it in *dollars*.