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Buy each pumpkin with fewest coins and total the number of coins.
Color the pumpkin that need the least number of coins. Loading! Please Wait ...    Hint: Use bigger coins first and then the smaller coins. 25 ¢ 10 ¢ 5 ¢ 1 ¢ Total coins EXAMPLE 1 1 0 4 6 39 ¢ Hint: Start with 1 quarter to make the total 25 ¢. You can't add more quarters as the total will become 50 ¢ (25  ¢ + 25 ¢), which is more than the cost of the pumpkin (39 ¢). You have 1 quarter, so write the answer above and move to the smaller coin to make the total 39 ¢. Hint: Add a dime to make the total 35 ¢ (25 ¢ + 10 ¢). You can't add more dimes  as the total will become 45 ¢ (35  ¢+ 10 ¢), which is more than the cost of pumpkin (39 ¢). You have 1 dime, so write the answer above and move to the smaller coin to make the total 39 ¢. Hint: You can't add a nickel as the total will become 40 ¢ (35  ¢+ 5 ¢), which is more than the cost of pumpkin (39 ¢). You have 0 nickels, so write the answer above and move to the smaller coin to make the total 39 ¢. Hint: This is the smallest coin, so add as may pennies as required to make the final total. For this question add 4 pennies to make the total 39 ¢ (35 ¢ + 4 ¢) Hint: Count all the coins and write you answer above. 3 + 2 + 4 = 9 Try yourself 51 ¢ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ 99 ¢ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____     Answer Key: (Cut the Answer Key or Fold It) Use "Hide Answer Key" option at the top if needed. (1) 6 (2) 3 (3) 9