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Counting Coins

Author: Seth Leavitt

This problem is an engaging, challenging problem that can be solved in many ways but is effectively solved by using elimination or matrices.  It can be introduced before instruction in those topics. Students will devise many methods of solution.

Here is a link to a student solution to the problem that leads directly to using elimination.

Subjects:  MathematicsInspiration
Grade Level:  8910

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