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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?

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    24 coins - 4 dimes = 20 (pennies + nickels)
    number of pennies = 1/4 nickels
    20 = 4 pennies + 16 nickels

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    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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