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PUZZLET 030

Coin Combinations

In how many different ways can you make up a total of
one pound  from any or all of the following coins?           


1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, and  50p.

Example: 1x50p + 3x10p + 6x2p + 8x1p = 1.

You can change this to dollars and cents or Euros and cents etc if it feels better!  I don't think there's a 20-cent coin in American currency, but then there's no 25p coin in Sterling. This shouldn't stop you tackling the problem.
 



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