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We are asked to count the American money shown.We have one US dollar bill.We have four quarters which is one of the combinations of coins that make an American dollar.We have a dollar bill plus another dollar from the four quarters.We have two dollars in total, which we can write as $2.
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A dollar can be made from any combination of coins that add up to make 100 cents. Here are some common ways to make a dollar with change:100 pennies4 quarters10 dimes20 nickels3 quarters, 2 dimes and a nickel2 quarters and 5 dimesThere are many other ways to make a dollar and we will look at some of the common ways below.Below is an American one dollar bill, which we commonly refer to as a dollar or US dollar.Each dollar is worth 100 cents and each dollar bill holds the same value as one hundred cents. A dollar is therefore the same worth as one hundred 1¢ coins combined.Instead of carrying one hundred 1¢ coins, we can use the one dollar note.
There are many different ways that we can make $1. We can make a dollar by using any combination of US coins that add up to 100¢.One way to make a dollar is to use 100 cent coins.
This is because each dime is worth ten cents:10¢ + 10¢ + 10¢ + 10¢ + 10¢ + 10¢ + 10¢ + 10¢ + 10¢ + 10¢ = 100¢10 x 10¢ = 100¢
This is because 20 x 5 = 100.
25¢ + 25¢ + 25¢ + 25¢ = $14 x 25¢ = 100¢100¢ = $1
We have a $1 bill and four quarter dollar coins. The four quarter dollar coins add to make a dollar because 4 x 25¢ = 100¢.For every 100 cents that we can make, we have made one dollar.We have a one dollar note plus the dollar made from the four quarters.Altogether, we have $2.
Twenty nickels make one dollar. Each nickel is worth 5 cents and therefore we have $1.Altogether, we have three American dollars, $3.
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Now try our lesson on Adding American Money: Dollars and Cents where we learn how to add dollar bills and cent coins.