Saturday

April 19, 2014

April 19, 2014

Posted by **Peggy** on Saturday, May 19, 2007 at 11:31pm.

What two coins will make up 30 cents but you cannot use a nickel ?

The way you phrased the question, there is no answer.

The usual way the problem is worded is, "What two coins total 30 cents? One of them is not a nickel."

The answer, of course, is a quarter and a nickel.

The problem stated that "one" of the two coins was not a nickel but said nothing about the "other" coin not being a nickel. A play on words.

- riddle -
**Nina**, Friday, September 21, 2007 at 9:19pmA quarter and a nickel. The other one is a nickel :)

**Related Questions**

Math - If you have 2coins to make 30cents but you can not use a nickel? That's ...

maths ...(HELP) - i really do not get this question bacuse i dont get what it ...

math - In my hand, I have two United States Coins whose totatl value is 55 cents...

math - How many ways can you make one dollar using only nickels, quarters, dimes...

math - if i have 2 us coins and they equal 55 cents and one of them is not a ...

Math - Suppose you toss three fair coins. You win 32 cents if all three coins ...

math - two US coins that total 55 cents in value? one is not a nickel.

math - a.u.s nickel contains 3.9g of copper and 1.2g of nickel. how many ...

math - father gives his son three coins totaling 55 cents for school lunch. ...

7th grade - If a nickel contains 3.0 gram of copper and 1.2 gram of nickel How ...