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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