In this question:

1 pence coins weigh 3.5g

2 pence coins weigh 7g

A bag contains a mixture of 2 pence and 1 pence coins. It is worth £2. What does it weight?

I am a little stuck on this one, puzzled... Thanks for any help!

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- September 13th 2011, 04:21 PMNatasha1Question on weight of coins
In this question:

1 pence coins weigh 3.5g

2 pence coins weigh 7g

A bag contains a mixture of 2 pence and 1 pence coins. It is worth £2. What does it weight?

I am a little stuck on this one, puzzled... Thanks for any help! - September 13th 2011, 04:38 PMskeeterRe: Question on weight of coins
- September 13th 2011, 04:40 PMQuackyRe: Question on weight of coins
In the olden days, certainly. If the question refers to 1p and 2p coins as we have them today, it's 100p=£1

- September 13th 2011, 04:42 PMNatasha1Re: Question on weight of coins
I did no this much, where do I go from here though?

- September 13th 2011, 04:42 PMskeeterRe: Question on weight of coins
- September 13th 2011, 04:43 PMQuackyRe: Question on weight of coins
- September 13th 2011, 04:50 PMNatasha1Re: Question on weight of coins
Is the answer 700g ?

- September 13th 2011, 04:52 PMQuackyRe: Question on weight of coins
- September 13th 2011, 06:36 PMskeeterRe: Question on weight of coins