cary has a pocket full of coins. half the coins are nickels, one fouth of the coins are dimes, one sixth of the coins are quarters, and she also has 2 pennies. hor much money does she have in her pocket? Is only one answer possible? how do you know?
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add (1/2)+(1/4)+(1/6) & yu get 22/24 or 11/12

Yer statement impli the 2 peenns is the 1/12 needed tu make 100%

1/12=2 koins, so all koins=24 koins

thus 1/2 koins=12 koins=12 nikkels=12*0.05=60 sents

1/4=6koins=6 dimes=60 sents

1/6=4 koins=4 quarters=1.00$

munee=2.22$
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