# Coin Word Problems

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1 ) Jess bought several packs of softball trading cards to add to her collection. To pay for
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her packs of softball cards, she paid with 7 half dollars, 5 quarters, 3 dimes, 2
nickels, and 1 penny. What was the cost of the packs of cards that Jess bought?
2 ) While walking downtown in Orlando, Peter collected change from the purchases he made. The
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change from his purchases included 5 half dollars, 6 quarters, 6 dimes, 2 nickels, and 2
pennies. What's the total amount of change Peter received from his purchases?
3 ) Sandy decided to buy mocha flavored ice cream at a local ice cream parlor. To pay for her
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order, Sandy paid with change, using 5 half dollars, 4 quarters, 4 dimes, 2 nickels, and
1 penny. What was the total price of Sandy's order?
4 ) Standing around in a store, Nancy discovered numerous coins laying on the ground. After
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gathering all the coins, she counted 6 half dollars, 5 quarters, 5 dimes, 1 nickel, and 2
pennies. How much money did Nancy collect off the floor?
5 ) Mary bought a tuna sandwich, and received her change in several coins. The cashier handed
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Mary 1 half dollar, 4 quarters, 1 dime, 5 nickels, and 5 pennies. How much money did Mary
get in change?
6 ) Keith opened his piggybank to find out how much money he had to spend on bear stickers.
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In the bank, he found 1 half dollar, 7 quarters, 5 dimes, 6 nickels, and 4 pennies. How
much money does Keith have for bear stickers?
7 ) Shopping in a book store, Fred found a used book on the planet Jupiter that he decided to
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purchase. To pay for the book, Fred spent 5 half dollars, 2 quarters, 4 dimes, 2 nickels,
and 3 pennies. How much money did Fred spend on the book?
8 ) Sally decided to use some change to buy some cobbler that she wanted for dessert. After
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pulling the coins from her pocket, Sally paid with 2 half dollars, 2 quarters, 1 dime, 7
nickels, and 4 pennies. How much money did Sally spend on cobbler?
9 ) On a hot summer day, John went into a convenience store to buy a milk. Paying with coins,
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he handed the clerk 7 half dollars, 6 quarters, 3 dimes, 6 nickels, and 7 pennies. How
much money did John pay for the milk?
10 ) Benny found a large number of coins while walking on the sidewalk to a bowling game. On
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the sidewalk he found 5 half dollars, 3 quarters, 5 dimes, 1 nickel, and 3 pennies. How
much money did Benny find?
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\$5.16
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1 ) Jess bought several packs of softball trading cards to add to her collection. To pay for
her packs of softball cards, she paid with 7 half dollars, 5 quarters, 3 dimes, 2
nickels, and 1 penny. What was the cost of the packs of cards that Jess bought?
2 ) While walking downtown in Orlando, Peter collected change from the purchases he made. The
\$4.72
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change from his purchases included 5 half dollars, 6 quarters, 6 dimes, 2 nickels, and 2
pennies. What's the total amount of change Peter received from his purchases?
\$4.01
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3 ) Sandy decided to buy mocha flavored ice cream at a local ice cream parlor. To pay for her
order, Sandy paid with change, using 5 half dollars, 4 quarters, 4 dimes, 2 nickels, and
1 penny. What was the total price of Sandy's order?
\$4.82
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4 ) Standing around in a store, Nancy discovered numerous coins laying on the ground. After
gathering all the coins, she counted 6 half dollars, 5 quarters, 5 dimes, 1 nickel, and 2
pennies. How much money did Nancy collect off the floor?
5 ) Mary bought a tuna sandwich, and received her change in several coins. The cashier handed
\$1.90
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Mary 1 half dollar, 4 quarters, 1 dime, 5 nickels, and 5 pennies. How much money did Mary
get in change?
6 ) Keith opened his piggybank to find out how much money he had to spend on bear stickers.
\$3.09
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In the bank, he found 1 half dollar, 7 quarters, 5 dimes, 6 nickels, and 4 pennies. How
much money does Keith have for bear stickers?
7 ) Shopping in a book store, Fred found a used book on the planet Jupiter that he decided to
\$3.53
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purchase. To pay for the book, Fred spent 5 half dollars, 2 quarters, 4 dimes, 2 nickels,
and 3 pennies. How much money did Fred spend on the book?
8 ) Sally decided to use some change to buy some cobbler that she wanted for dessert. After
\$1.99
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pulling the coins from her pocket, Sally paid with 2 half dollars, 2 quarters, 1 dime, 7
nickels, and 4 pennies. How much money did Sally spend on cobbler?
9 ) On a hot summer day, John went into a convenience store to buy a milk. Paying with coins,
\$5.67
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he handed the clerk 7 half dollars, 6 quarters, 3 dimes, 6 nickels, and 7 pennies. How
much money did John pay for the milk?
10 ) Benny found a large number of coins while walking on the sidewalk to a bowling game. On
\$3.83
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the sidewalk he found 5 half dollars, 3 quarters, 5 dimes, 1 nickel, and 3 pennies. How
much money did Benny find?
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