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What is the least number of coins required to have an exact change for all possible items that cost from one............

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What is the least number of coins required to have an exact change for all possible items that cost from one cent up to and including one dollar in one-cent increments?

posted Jun 13 by Basabdatta Mukherjee

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From 0 - 99 cents we need 10 coins
( 1 cent - 4 coins, 5 cents - 1 coin, 10 cents - 4 coins, 50 cents - 1 coin)
To make 0 - 100 cents ($1) we need 11 coins
( 1 cent - 4 coins, 5 cents - 1 coin, 10 cents - 4 coins, 50 cents - 2coins)

answer Sep 27 by Tejas Naik



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