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# Counting American coins

Sal adds to find ​the total value when given an amount US coins.

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• Why did the government start producing plastic bills instead of continuing to produce paper bills?
• Plastic money are harder to counterfeit than paper. Plastic money lasts 3-5 times longer than paper. Paper money shreds tiny bits and dust; causing problems for optical read sensors in ATMs/Vending machines. Plastic money will survive being washed in the laundry :)
• I am very disappointed to tell you that I do not understand American currency and finds it hard to add or take away currency of America as I live in England so can you put up questions on other currency as well?
• In American currency, 1 dollar (\$1) is 100 cents. This means that 1 cent (1c) is 1/100 of a dollar.
Dollar bills (paper money) commonly have values \$1, \$5, \$10, \$20, \$50, and \$100. There are \$2 bills, but they are rare.
The four common types of coins are pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters. Less common types of coins are 50-cent pieces and dollar coins.
A penny is 1 cent.
A nickel is 5 cents.
A dime is 10 cents.
A quarter is 25 cents.

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• there are three people and there are 10.how will you disturb it.if you divide it with

3/10 you will get the quotient as 3.33. then add them

3.33+3.33+3.33=9.99

So,where is that 0.01 paise gone.
• I think you meant 10/3, not 3/10.
10/3 is close to but not exactly 3.33.
10/3 is actually the repeating decimal 3.333... where the 3's go on forever.

3.333... + 3.333... + 3.333... = 9.999... where the 9's go on forever. In the real number system, this is the same as 10.
• Is counting American coins really important for Australian or other foreign countries? Your pictures need to be zoom enabled.
• How did money get its name?
• The word "money" is believed to originate from a temple of Juno, on Capitoline, one of Rome's seven hills. In the ancient world, Juno was often associated with money. The temple of Juno Moneta at Rome was the place where the mint of Ancient Rome was located.
• I noticed that it doesn't say I have it complete it says 29/30 when I should have 30/30
can anyone fix that?
• i did not understand this topic or the one before this one can u enplane it in more easier way plz plz
because i not American i am from bahrain
but i talk english becuse i was born in amarica but moved to bahrain
vcan u plz plz help me
• The 2nd example has more coins than the 1st example, Why is the total of the 2nd example less than that of the 1st example? Although the number of quarters is less than that of pennies, the quantity that each of these quarters represents is greater than that of each of pennies. So, we have greater quantity with less coins.