25 cents plus 5 cents = 30 cents. One of these coins is not a nickel.
The two coins that are 30 cents are a nickel and a quarter.
A quarter and a nickel.
A quarter and a nickel. The other one is the nickel.
In US currency, a quarter (25 cents) and a nickel (5 cents.)
You have a quarter and a nickel. Only ONE coin can't be a nickel, not both.
The phrasing for this puzzle is actually "What 2 coins make 30 cents if one of them is not a nickel?"The answer of course is a 25-cent piece and a nickel. The question says only one coin can't be a nickel, and that's the 25-cent piece.
A quarter and a nickel. The quarter is not a nickel.
A nickel and a quarter (the quarter is the one that is 'not a nickel') a quarter and a nickel. you just said ONE of them is not a nickel :)
The correct question is: You have two coins that equal 30 cents, and one of them isn't a nickel. Answer: a quarter and a nickel
Quarter and a nickel One is not a nickel, but the other one is.
One is a quarter, the other is a nickel.