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Monday Math Challenge December 14, 2009

Posted by Nancy Foote in 4th grade, 5th grade, math, math challenge.

The candy machine takes only dimes and quarters.  A candy bar costs 45¢.  Exact change is necessary.  I have 11 coins for a total of 84¢.  Can I buy a candy bar from the machine?  Explain.

Centennial students email your answer to me at nancyfootehigley@gmail.com by Friday, 12/18/2009 (9 PM) for bonus points.



1. Richard Hay - December 15, 2009

Hi Nancy,

One .25
Five .10
One .05
Four .01

Nancy Foote - December 16, 2009

You are correct Mr. Hay. But can you buy a candy bar with those coins?

Miss you!

2. Moon - September 26, 2011

Appreciation for this infromtaion is over 9000—thank you!

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