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What is greater $5.00 or the total value of all combinations of three coins you can make using only pennies, nickels,dimes,and quarters?

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    Three quarters = 75 cents.

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    Neat question:

    Q D N P

    3 0 0 0
    2 1 0 0
    2 0 1 0
    2 0 0 1
    1 2 0 0
    1 0 2 0
    1 0 0 2
    1 1 0 1
    1 1 1 0
    1 0 1 1
    0 3 0 0
    0 0 3 0
    0 0 0 3
    0 2 1 0
    0 2 0 1
    0 1 2 0
    0 1 0 2
    0 1 1 1
    0 0 2 1
    0 0 1 2
    0 0 0 3

    I tried going about it sort of systematically,
    hope I didn't miss any
    work each one up and see if you get more than $5.00
    PS, using the Q (quarters) combinations I was at $3.62

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