Task# Dimes and Pennies

Illustrative MathematicsVaries

Students may think of this task in different ways. Some may think of the equivalence between dimes and pennies, stating that 6 dimes is equivalent to 60 pennies, thus giving a total of 63 pennies which can be represented as or of a dollar. Others may think of as being equivalent to and then add plus to total or of a dollar.