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# 55 Cents

A man holds out his closed fist and says: "I am holding two coins in my hand. The sum of these coins comes to exactly 55 cents. One of the coins is not a nickel. Can you tell me the value of each of the coins?"

### Hint

A nickel is worth 5 cents.### Answer

The coin that is not a nickel is a half dollar. The other coin is a nickel.Hide Hint Show Hint Hide Answer Show Answer

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