UK Coins and Counting

This is a money themed problem

You don't need anything... but having a set of coins to hand would be useful.

A QUESTION

How many different coins are commonly used in Britain today?

Have a think before you look at the...

Answer

There are 8 different coins.

1p, 2p, 5p, 10p

20p, 50p, £1, £2

ANOTHER QUESTION

How much money would you have if you had one of every coin?

SIX MORE QUESTIONS

What is the fewest number of coins you would need to make:

75p

£1.32

£8.52

86p

£5.36

£12.12

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