Posted by **miss marsha** on Wednesday, March 25, 2009 at 12:57am.

jerome has 24 coins in his pocket.he has 1/4 as many pennies as nickels.the remaining 4 coins are dimes.how many pennies does peter have?

- 5th grade -
**vj**, Wednesday, March 25, 2009 at 2:26am
24 coins - 4 dimes = 20 (pennies + nickels)

number of pennies = 1/4 nickels

20 = 4 pennies + 16 nickels

- 5th grade -
**drwls**, Wednesday, March 25, 2009 at 2:27am
He has four dimes

That leaves 20 that are pennies or nickels.

1/4 of 16 is 4, and 16 + 4 = 20

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