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ArnetteJamel425
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Explain why 1.19 is the greatest amount of money it is possible to have without being able to make change for a dollar

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natedog4

Hello, There are only 2 solutions for $1.19 In cents: 119=1*25+9*10+0*5+4*1 119=3*25+4*10+0*5+4*1 Thus 120=119+1=(1*25+9*10+0*5+4*1) +1 =1*25+9*10+0*5+5*1 but 1*25+7*10+0*5+5*1=100 120=119+1=(3*25+4*10+0*5+4*1)+1=3*25+4*10+0*5+5*1 but 3*25+2*10+0*5+5*1=100 So there are no solution for $1.20

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