Posted by **jojo** on Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 8:56pm.

is the value of 3 nickels and 4 dimes an even number of cents or an odd number of cents

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**Yoshida-san**, Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 9:02pm
A nickel equates to 5 cents, while a dime equates to 10 cents.

So 3x5= 15 and 4x10 = 40.

15+40= 45

45 is an odd number.

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 9:03pm
3 nickels: 3 * 5 = 0.15

4 dimes: 4 * 10 = 0.40

0.40 + 0.15 = ?

Is that answer odd or even?

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**Yoshida-san**, Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 9:06pm
Hm... my finger slipped over the 4 instead of five twice...

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**jojo**, Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 9:43pm
0.40+0.15 is even

so is that the really answer

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 9:47pm
The even numbers are 2, 4, 6, 8, 10

The odd numbers are 1, 3, 5, 7, 9

0.40 + 0.15 = 0.45

Are you sure that 0.45 ends with an even number?

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**jojo**, Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 9:52pm
no its odd

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 9:57pm
You're right.

45 is an odd number

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