How to Find the Missing Coin


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What coin is needed to make a total of 76 cents if you already have two quarters, a dime, a nickel, and a penny?

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1. You have two dimes and a nickel. What other coin do you need to make 26 cents?

2. Which coin has a value of 10 cents?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and quiz will assess your knowledge of coin values. Answer questions about making change and identifying the coins which make up that total.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See how well you can:

  • Identify a coin with a value of 10 cents
  • Name the coin that totals one cent
  • Recognize the coin that totals 25 cents

Skills Practiced

These skills will be practiced:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on finding a missing coin
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems related to money
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding which particular coins are needed to make a given amount of change

Additional Learning

Review the attached lesson for guidance on this concept. The lesson is called How to Find the Missing Coin and it covers the following study objectives:

  • Learn what mathematical operation is needed to find a missing coin
  • Understand how cashiers make change
  • Analyze examples of missing coin problems