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==Problem==
 
Paul owes Paula <math>35</math> cents and has a pocket full of <math>5</math>-cent coins, <math>10</math>-cent coins, and <math>25</math>-cent coins that he can use to pay her. What is the difference between the largest and the smallest number of coins he can use to pay her?
 
Paul owes Paula <math>35</math> cents and has a pocket full of <math>5</math>-cent coins, <math>10</math>-cent coins, and <math>25</math>-cent coins that he can use to pay her. What is the difference between the largest and the smallest number of coins he can use to pay her?
  

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Problem

Paul owes Paula $35$ cents and has a pocket full of $5$-cent coins, $10$-cent coins, and $25$-cent coins that he can use to pay her. What is the difference between the largest and the smallest number of coins he can use to pay her?

$\textbf{(A) }1\qquad\textbf{(B) }2\qquad\textbf{(C) }3\qquad\textbf{(D) }4\qquad \textbf{(E) }5$

See Also

2014 AMC 8 (ProblemsAnswer KeyResources)
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Problem 1
Followed by
Problem 3
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