Practice!

Sample Problem

What’s the total value of the coins below?

4 quarters, 3 dimes and 3 nickels

$

Solution

Convert all different money units into the smallest unit: cent.

4 quarters = 25¢ × 4 = 100¢

3 dimes = 10¢ × 3 = 30¢

3 nickels = 5¢ × 3 = 15¢

Total: 100¢ + 30¢ + 15¢ = 145¢ = $1.45