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Ms.Rathman has lots of nickels, dimes, and quarters. in how many ways can he make change for 50 cents?

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    Why don't you start by all the ways you can think of. Then post your answers, and we'll be glad to help you from there.

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    You can try enumeration by making a table of nickels, dimes and quaters that add up to 50 cents. For example:

    N__D__Q
    10_0__0
    8__1__0
    6__2__0
    5__0__1
    ...
    Continue until you have the table completed. Make sure you do not miss any case.

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