## Introduction to Coin Problems

**Coin problems** is one of the word problem types that may also appear in the next Civil Service Examination. Coin problems may refer problems regarding actual coins or even problems involving bills. Although the Civil Service Examination is solely for Filipinos, nobody will prevent the creators of the exams using American terms such as pennies, nickels, and dimes. In case you do not know, or you have forgotten, a *penny* is equivalent to 1 cent, a *nickel* is *equivalent* to 5 cents, and a *dime* is equivalent to 10 cents.

Let us try to solve two problems as a teaser to this series. Continue Reading